College Teaching - Graduate Certificate

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The College Teaching graduate certificate enhances teaching competencies at the post-secondary level. It is particularly appropriate for graduate students from any discipline interested in a career in college teaching, but also for adjunct and full-time faculty who are currently engaged in a career in academia.

Students may select from a variety of courses that emphasize the knowledge and practice of college teaching and the organizational culture of postsecondary education institutions. The certificate includes an internship in college teaching and offers students flexibility with courses available online, face-to-face and hybrid, and may be completed fully online if desired.

Additionally, students in the certificate program are encouraged to take effective teaching courses offered within their discipline specialty as part of the certificate requirements. This certificate program is grounded in the latest educational research of best practices in college teaching, and is designed to offer and/or enhance teaching and learning experiences.

Fully Offered At:

  • Online
  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcript(s)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA1
  • Goal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé or vita

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the Graduate Studies website.

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Post-baccalaureate work will be taken into consideration when interpreting GPA for admission.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Disclosure statement for this certificate.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

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Certificate Requirements
HIED 66594INTERNSHIP IN COLLEGE TEACHING 13
HIED 66660FACULTY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 3
Certificate Electives, choose from the following:9
HISTORY OF HIGHER EDUCATION
THE PRIVATE LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
LAW AND HIGHER EDUCATION
COLLEGE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE
HIGHER EDUCATION CURRICULUM
THE ADMINISTRATION OF MULTICULTURALISM AND DIVERSITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION
ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Other approved elective
Minimum Total Credit Hours:15
1

Internship may be waived pending faculty approval. Students will complete the minimum credit hours toward certificate completion by taking more elective courses.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
3.000
  • Students declared in a doctoral degree should enroll in the doctoral level version of these courses, if offered.