College teaching

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Overview

The online graduate certificate in college teaching from MU can help you further your existing career in higher education. If you want to implement best practices in college-level teaching and develop more effective students, this may be the degree for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in college teaching

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

College of Education | Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council

Credit hours

12

Estimated cost

$5,561.40

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • Academic administrator
  • Postsecondary teacher
  • Curriculum coordinator
  • Doctoral study in education
  • Student adviser
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Postsecondary Teachers
13%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Postsecondary Teachers
$72,470
Median salary

Program structure

The online graduate certificate in college teaching is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Classes follow the same schedule as on-campus. Students typically take two classes each semester and finish the program in just one year.

Course work includes

  • Community college
  • Curriculum philosophy in higher education
  • Teaching methods
  • Teaching technology
  • Theories of teaching and learning

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1 year

Typical course load

2 classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The College of Education is a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis