Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Instruction

If you dream of becoming a professor or instructor at a college-level institution, the Higher Education graduate certificate offered by UofM Global is an excellent place to begin. 

The Department of Leadership offers this online, 18-credit hour (six classes) higher education certificate program for individuals wishing to hone their college-level teaching abilities. 

This certificate is for anyone who wishes to sharpen their teaching and college-level classroom facilitation skills. Generally, students who engage in this certificate program already work or are planning to work at a variety of higher education institutions including, but not limited to, community colleges, private universities, public colleges and universities, non-profit higher education entities, and more, in roles including instruction and higher education administration. 

Students come from a variety of backgrounds. Some work as adjunct instructors, clinical faculty, full-time professors, faculty advisors, teaching coaches, faculty development administrators, etc. Certificate participants also range in area of curricular expertise such as English, Biology, Mathematics, Education, Psychology, Technical Training, Adult Basic Education, etc. 

Our professors have ample experience in college teaching and learning and are ready to help you meet your students’ needs.

All eighteen credit hours are transferable to the Doctorate of Education in Higher and Adult Education at the University of Memphis. 

Applying for the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education program

The certificate in higher education program is open to applicants who already possess a master's degree. The GRE is not required for this program. 

Applicants should submit the following items to the University of Memphis graduate school for consideration: a statement of purpose, resume, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts from all institutions of higher education they have attended. 

About the Higher Education Graduate Certificate program at University of Memphis Global

UofM Global graduate programs, including the higher education certificate, are designed to fit the schedules of working adults. Complete your higher education certificate online, when and where it makes sense for you.  

Boost your teaching abilities and solidify your career in higher education and advance in your field with a higher education certificate from the University of Memphis. . 

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