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16 Graduate Certificate Programs in Teaching 2023


A graduate certificate is awarded to students who have completed a one to two year program at a university. Students in these programs have usually earned an undergraduate degree and are seeking more training and education without pursuing a full-scale graduate degree.

What is a graduate certificate in teaching? Many students in this program will have the choice to pursue either a general course or a specialized course. Specializations can include business, math, science, art, language and similar subjects. The coursework for the program will focus on effective teaching strategies, how to work with diverse groups of students, teaching ethics and related topics. Additionally, students might have a student-teaching requirement where they engage in real classroom experiences.

After completing their graduate certificate, students have increased their level of training and professional skills, which can lead to more expansive job opportunities. Additionally, these jobs may be higher in position or offer an increased salary. Some graduates have even received promotions in their current positions.

The total cost for your graduate certificate will depend on the duration of your course, the institution your choosing and the type of instruction you select. For instance, many students elect to take a greater number of online courses to reduce the cost of their program.

While some students will go on to pursue advanced degrees in teaching, many enter directly into the workforce as entry-level teachers and teaching assistants. Due to their higher level of training, some graduates may find they are eligible for tenure sooner as they display a strong command of the classroom. Additionally, graduates also find work in educational policy positions.

If you are interested in pursuing this graduate certificate, consider online options for their schedule flexibility and access to remote instruction. 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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