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A certificate is earned when a student completes a specific set of courses in a particular subject. Completing this highly concentrated course of study signifies competency in a specialized professional area. What is a certificate in higher education? These programs are typically designed to educate college staff, faculty and administrators in efficient ways to run an educational institution. Whil… Read more

A certificate is earned when a student completes a specific set of courses in a particular subject. Completing this highly concentrated course of study signifies competency in a specialized professional area.

What is a certificate in higher education? These programs are typically designed to educate college staff, faculty and administrators in efficient ways to run an educational institution. While many institutions may require a doctorate for this level of work, a certificate could supply supplemental specialized education in educational leadership, school law, technology for administrators or conflict management. Depending on the program they choose, students could learn important skills in moral leadership, adaptability, contracts and managing relationships.

Students experience many benefits from earning a certificate in higher education. This certificate may be required for certain positions and can help with career advancement. For others, the leadership and management skills learned could be beneficial professionally.

The cost of a certificate in higher education can vary depending on the institution offering it. It is best to reach out to a program that interests you and ask specific questions regarding the costs associated with an education there.

Those who would like to advance an already established career in higher education often benefit from a certificate in higher education. Many of these careers require a doctorate, but the certificate may be obtained by those seeking more flexibility or increased pay in their position. Individuals hoping to work at colleges or universities in an administrative capacity or as faculty may pursue this certificate, and could see a distinct competitive advantage when applying for new positions.

If you are ready to advance your career in education it might be time to earn a certificate. Applying for a certificate in higher education can be done online in a few simple steps. 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 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
 

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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba, Australia +2 More

The Graduate Certificate of Education provides flexibility for students to select courses that best advance their applied knowledge and skills in relation to advancing their c ... +

The Graduate Certificate of Education provides flexibility for students to select courses that best advance their applied knowledge and skills in relation to advancing their careers. The Graduate Certificate of Education also provides a pathway into the USQ Education Master’s portfolio. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 24 months
English
Campus
Online
 
United International Business Schools
Zürich, Switzerland +8 More

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are availabl ... +

Our academic calendar is based on a quarter system (1 quarter = 10 weeks). Because of the program's flexible structure and modular design, multiple starting dates are available at the start of every Quarter and of every Term, in October, November, January, February, April, May, July, and August. All campuses follow the same academic calendar. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Lewis University Online
Romeoville, USA

In as little as 12 months, earn your Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership offered conveniently online at Lewis University. The program delves into the skills ne ... +

In as little as 12 months, earn your Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership offered conveniently online at Lewis University. The program delves into the skills needed to effectively manage student services, advising and assisting student needs through courses that teach theoretical and academic knowledge to lead within the field. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
12 months
English
Online
 
Singapore Raffles Music College (SRMC)
Singapore

The Certificate in English – Higher Advanced is a 3 months full-time course focusing on strengthening a student's English Language ability.

The Certificate in English – Higher Advanced is a 3 months full-time course focusing on strengthening a student's English Language ability. -
Certificate
English
Campus
 
Leo Baeck College, Centre for Jewish Education
Finchley, United Kingdom

This award is aimed at developing and empowering educators working in the field of Jewish Education. It caters for those working in informal settings – both youth and adults – ... +

This award is aimed at developing and empowering educators working in the field of Jewish Education. It caters for those working in informal settings – both youth and adults – as well as in the more traditional supplementary system. It is also recommended for those who are being fast-tracked to Head Teacher positions, or those being prepared to take on more senior roles in their communities in the future. -
Certificate
Campus
 
Riverside College Halton
Widnes, United Kingdom

A Higher National Certificate (HNC) in an engineering discipline is considered one of the industry's benchmark qualifications. Employers place a high value on individuals who ... +

A Higher National Certificate (HNC) in an engineering discipline is considered one of the industry's benchmark qualifications. Employers place a high value on individuals who possess an HNC in Engineering. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Campus