Certificate Programs in Education

Certificate programs provide students with specific skills and prepare them with the knowledge they need for qualification exams. These programs generally take about a year to complete. Once a certificate has been obtained, students may be ready to progress in their careers or they may have reached an important academic milestone. The certificate indicates that specific skills have been developed… Read more

Certificate programs provide students with specific skills and prepare them with the knowledge they need for qualification exams. These programs generally take about a year to complete. Once a certificate has been obtained, students may be ready to progress in their careers or they may have reached an important academic milestone. The certificate indicates that specific skills have been developed and specialized training has been received.

What is a Certificate in Education? This is a professional qualification that teachers in many countries use to improve their ability to teach at higher level institutions or within specialized areas. There are many types of programs from which to choose: Sport, Fitness, and Management; Early Childhood Education; English Language Training; and Computing and IT are just a few examples. Classes taken as part of this program provide opportunities for students to hone their skills and obtain a deeper level of understanding. For example, the Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management program includes a focus on finance and accounting, personnel management, and marketing.

There are several advantages to completing a certificate program. Many professionals enjoy the ability to focus on a specific area within the field of education. A student’s personal education may be tailored to meet their goals and interests. With completion of the program, professionals may have access to better career opportunities. Another important benefit is the foundation for further studies.

The cost of certificate programs varies a great deal from one school to another and across country borders. Prospective students should contact individual schools for specific cost information.

With a certificate in hand, graduates can expect to find positions as instructors, heads of programs in a school, teaching assistants, or as continuing students. Jobs may be found as researchers, in curriculum development, and in specialized areas within the education field. Many graduates are already established in their careers and use the program to open up the possibility for advancement.

Prospective students can review the various schools and programs offered. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Westcliff University
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The College of Education has adopted an internationally recognized program in English instruction pedagogy. It is recognized for its innovative methodology of English pedagogy ... +

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International University of Catalonia
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The teaching staff of this postgraduate degree is formed by university researchers, experts in the latest methodological innovations and teachers that come from actual schools ... +

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Tufts University - School of Engineering
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University of Essex Online
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Taylor’s University
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Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
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Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
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University of Surrey
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Teesside University
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

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Part-time
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University of Bradford
Bradford, United Kingdom

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Certificate
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Barking & Dagenham College
Dagenham, United Kingdom

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