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College and University Teaching Graduate Certificate

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Our graduate certificate in college and university teaching can give you the knowledge and skills needed to teach effectively at the higher education level. Engage in a rigorous, structured education of theories and practice in university-level teaching – both in general and in your own specialization – as well as develop the skills needed to become a reflective and scholarly professor.

Your successful completion will be noted on your academic transcript, and you will receive a physical copy of the certificate upon graduation.

  • Up to 100% of the credit hours for the certificate may concurrently count toward your primary degree, with approval of your degree program. (Graduate School Handbook Sec. 8.3)
  • Students who started the legacy graduate interdisciplinary specialization in college and university teaching may complete the specialization or transition to the certificate. Any courses completed for the specialization count toward the certificate.
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Applications for the certificate are accepted during any term and open to any graduate or professional student in good standing at The Ohio State University. You must have the permission of your primary advisor to be admitted. No prior teaching experience is required.

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