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A postgraduate certificate offers several benefits. It’s an affordable way to advance one’s education after completing undergraduate studies, and it provides students with additional training, knowledge and experience in a chosen academic field. Finally, it can help individuals advance their careers.   What is a postgraduate certificate in higher education? The certificate program… Read more

A postgraduate certificate offers several benefits. It’s an affordable way to advance one’s education after completing undergraduate studies, and it provides students with additional training, knowledge and experience in a chosen academic field. Finally, it can help individuals advance their careers.  

What is a postgraduate certificate in higher education? The certificate program builds on the education students received as undergraduates. Typically, learners gain a deeper understanding of how higher education functions on the administrative level. This program can help program participants develop the skills, training and knowledge necessary for moving up the career ladder as administrators. In many cases, participants study the trends, current issues, culture, politics, function and history of higher education.

Decision-making and critical-thinking skills are often nurtured during the certificate program, which can help program participants follow the best practices required in this career field. Good communication is a quality higher education professionals often possess, which can help with their personal interactions.

There are different types of postgraduate certificates in higher education that are available. As a result, the cost for the program varies among schools. Anyone with questions about fees should contact the institutes directly.

With a postgraduate certificate in higher education, individuals can find a variety of career options at universities. They can oversee faculty research, academics or students services. It’s not uncommon for professionals to work in departments such as the registrar’s or admissions office. There are opportunities in public and private postsecondary education institutions. As student enrollment increases, there will likely be a growing demand for administrators. Examples of positions held include dean, admissions counselor, custodial services director, employee relations supervisor, athletic director, business affairs director, board chairperson and government relations director.   

A postgraduate certificate in higher education can be obtained via online programs. 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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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
Campus
 
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
 
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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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