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College Teaching (Post Bachelor's) PDFDownload to print

School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012

The College Teaching 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 in academia.

Student 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 15 credit hour certificate includes an internship in college teaching.

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.

Course Title Credits
HIED 6/76594 Internship in College Teaching* 3
  6/76660 Faculty Roles and Responsibilities 3
Choose from the following electives: 9-12**
HIED 6/76600 The History of Higher Education (3)  
  6/76652 Law and Higher Education (3)  
  6/76653 College Student Development: Theory and Practice (3)  
  6/76656 Higher Education Curriculum (3)  
  6/76671 The Administration of Multiculturalism and Diversity in Higher Education (3)  
  6/76749 Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education (3)  
  6/76601 Private Liberal Arts College (3)  
  6/76658 The Community College (3)  
    Other approved elective (3)  

*Course may be waived
**Variable due to possible waiver of internship


Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 13.0406
CIP title: Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
AY 11 completers: 2
AY 11 on-time completers: 1
AY 11 on-time completion rate: 50%
Median Stafford loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Median other loans: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Award title: not applicable; contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for more information
Total cost per credit hours: $452
Total costs for credit hours: $6,780
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code: 25-1199.00
SOC title: Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
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Respondent placement rate: 100%