Whether you’re already a higher education instructor or looking to break into teaching at the college level, this multidisciplinary, 15-credit graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will set you apart from the competition.
Why Choose Our Program?
- Internationally known faculty at Wisconsin’s most diverse university.
- Interactive online classes and small class sizes that allow you to really get to know your professors and classmates.
- Unbeatable flexibility — classes meet once a week, alternating weeks and online (you can even do the entire program online).
- Rewarding career opportunities teaching at universities, vocational and technical colleges, or in adult continuing education programs.
The Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education program is a 15-credit, multi-disciplinary program that draws upon current coursework in Communication, the School of Education, and other disciplines that have teaching and learning courses in place.
This graduate certificate program offers a unique opportunity for students interested in teaching in higher education to gain knowledge about teaching and learning, both generally and within their discipline. Prospective teachers venturing into today’s higher education environment will gain an understanding of teaching and learning theory, research and effective practice.
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The Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is a 15-credit program that consists of the following:
- Required Core Courses (6 credits)
- Elective Courses (6 credits)
- Required Practicum (3 credits)
- Program and Courses Overview (PDF)
This graduate certificate in can be completed on its own or as part of the Master’s Degree in Administrative Leadership: Concentration in Adult, Continuing, and Higher Education Administration (ACHEA) through the 2-in-1 option.
- You must complete a bachelor’s degree prior to admission, have a minimum 2.75 cumulative undergraduate grade point average, and declare your intent to pursue the certificate before completing six credits in the certificate sequence.
- If you have a graduate degree, you must have a minimum 3.0 graduate grade point average.
- If you are not already admitted to the Graduate School, you must complete the UWM Graduate School Online Admission Application. Select “Graduate courses for personal/professional enrichment” as your reason for applying.