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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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University of Essex Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Do you want to improve your teaching skills? If so, this 8-month PG Cert will provide you with an understanding of learning, philosophy and education theories. This will help ... +

Do you want to improve your teaching skills? If so, this 8-month PG Cert will provide you with an understanding of learning, philosophy and education theories. This will help you to effectively tailor your educational resources, assessments and teaching and learning methods to meet a range of student needs. Through this online short course, you will examine professional practice in education. It will assist with your ongoing professional development, including research and enquiry, critical reflection and participation in discourse with relevant communities of practice. This PG Cert Education (Educational Practice) is a great stand-alone qualification and it can also be used as a stepping stone towards the PG Dip Education or full Master of Education (M.Ed.). -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
26 Oct 2021
21 Oct 2021
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Education consists of five graduate-level courses that empha inquiry-oriented approaches and integrating technology in bioscienc ... +

The Johns Hopkins Certificate in Biotechnology Education consists of five graduate-level courses that empha inquiry-oriented approaches and integrating technology in bioscience education. The program also challenges you to analyze recent research on bioscience education, reflect on your learning and practice, and develop teaching tools and assessment strategies to engage your students in bioscience-related problems and inquiries. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Online
 
Unicaf - Liverpool John Moores University
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Enhancing your employability and career progression is at the very heart of this programme. It offers excellent opportunities to enhance your employability and career progress ... +

Enhancing your employability and career progression is at the very heart of this programme. It offers excellent opportunities to enhance your employability and career progression through your developing skills and confidence. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 

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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online State Approved Provisional Certification in a Teaching Field is designed to certify working educators to teach in the state of Alabama. ... +

The University of West Alabama's online State Approved Provisional Certification in a Teaching Field is designed to certify working educators to teach in the state of Alabama. In a fully online, flexible format, you will be able to maintain your personal commitments. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Improve your teaching practice by gaining a professional postgraduate qualification and get global professional recognition as a Fellow of Higher Education (FHEA) with this pa ... +

Improve your teaching practice by gaining a professional postgraduate qualification and get global professional recognition as a Fellow of Higher Education (FHEA) with this part-time, fully online Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from the University of Liverpool. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
10 months
English
Online
 
Middlesex University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Middlesex University Dubai is pleased to offer higher education professionals the opportunity to gain an internationally recognized teaching qualification via its Postgraduate ... +

Middlesex University Dubai is pleased to offer higher education professionals the opportunity to gain an internationally recognized teaching qualification via its Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE). Increasingly universities are requiring their teaching staff to have formal teaching qualifications in addition to their academic qualifications. The Middlesex PGCHE is a UK teaching qualification specifically designed for those working in higher education. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Flexible Learning with Falmouth University
Falmouth, United Kingdom

This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned w ... +

This PGCHE responds to the growing focus of Higher Education on developing excellence in teaching and learning, especially teaching and learning that is not solely concerned with traditional face-to-face delivery but instead combines this with the digital advantages of e-learning. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
30 weeks
English
Online
 
University of Birmingham Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

Online education has dramatically increased in recent years, and learning environments in many sectors and industries now incorporate both digital and physical environments. T ... +

Online education has dramatically increased in recent years, and learning environments in many sectors and industries now incorporate both digital and physical environments. The 100% Online PGCert will equip you with the skills and knowledge to design programmes of learning which meet the needs of learners and organisations. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
English
Oct 2021
Online
 
George Washington University - Graduate School of Education and Human Development Online
Washington, USA

Build on your expertise in educational technology with an online Graduate Certificate in E-Learning from the George Washington University (GW). This e-learning certificate pro ... +

Build on your expertise in educational technology with an online Graduate Certificate in E-Learning from the George Washington University (GW). This e-learning certificate provides you with the foundational knowledge and applicable skills needed to design and implement effective instructional systems for a distance learning environment. This certificate is ideal for those who are already involved in distance education or who have the desire to become involved in distance learning. -
Certificate
Full-time
18 months
English
Online
 
College Canada
Montreal, Canada

The TESOL Certificate Program is designed for teachers of English as a Foreign Language who want to continue their professional development, for professionals in Canada consid ... +

The TESOL Certificate Program is designed for teachers of English as a Foreign Language who want to continue their professional development, for professionals in Canada considering a career change, for international students who wish to be trained as teachers of the English language, and for recent college graduates who want to travel and teach abroad. Certificate candidates receive intensive academic training and take part in relevant professional and cultural experiences, all within a six-week period of instruction. -
Certificate
Full-time
290 hours
English (Canada)
Campus
 
University of Glasgow Postgraduate Programmes
Glasgow, United Kingdom

This programme covers the major elements of teacher leadership and learning in schools and is designed to provide teachers with a critical understanding of the principles unde ... +

This programme covers the major elements of teacher leadership and learning in schools and is designed to provide teachers with a critical understanding of the principles underpinning (teacher/middle) leadership and management. It will create structured and coherent opportunities to apply these principles to your own practice. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
24 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Graduate Certificate in International Research Administration Management is offered as a stand-alone option, or as an additional credential to those completing the MS in R ... +

The Graduate Certificate in International Research Administration Management is offered as a stand-alone option, or as an additional credential to those completing the MS in Research Administration degree. In five focused courses, you’ll explore the application of international research and contracting, and prepare for a career in managing internationally sponsored research. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Learn the best strategies to serve children with special needs in grades 6 through 12 through the University of West Alabama's online Education Specialist in Special Education ... +

Learn the best strategies to serve children with special needs in grades 6 through 12 through the University of West Alabama's online Education Specialist in Special Education: Collaborative Teacher 6-12. You'll explore topics like curriculum design, leadership, educational research, assistive technology, inclusive practices, applied behavior analysis. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

The University of West Alabama's online Education Specialist in Special Education: Collaborative Teacher K-6 will prepare you to serve students with mental, physical or multip ... +

The University of West Alabama's online Education Specialist in Special Education: Collaborative Teacher K-6 will prepare you to serve students with mental, physical or multiple disabilities based on the best practices of the field. Learn how you'll best address your classroom practices to accommodate your students today. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Advance your career as a teacher through an Education Specialist in Early Childhood Education from the University of West Alabama Online. In the program, you'll engage in subj ... +

Advance your career as a teacher through an Education Specialist in Early Childhood Education from the University of West Alabama Online. In the program, you'll engage in subjects including early childhood theory, research, curriculum and pedagogy. As a result, you will be prepared to serve students of diverse populations. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online