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The online graduate certificate in multicultural education from MU can help you teach students from diverse cultural backgrounds effectively. If you have an eye for multicultural sensitivity and a good understanding of the costs associated with insensitivity, this may be the certificate for you.
Official nameGraduate certificate in multicultural education
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeCollege of Education & Human Development | Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
This certificate has potential benefits for
- Postsecondary teachers
- Curriculum coordinators
- Student advisers
- Academic administrators
- Doctoral study in education
The online graduate certificate in multicultural education is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.
Online classes follow the same schedule as those on campus. Students typically take two classes each semester and finish the program in just over one year.
Course work will help you
- Develop an understanding of the field of multicultural education
- Increase awareness of personal assumptions, values and biases and the effects these have on your actions and roles as a professional
- Enhance your skills in effectively teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds
Note: This program does not provide teacher or school counselor certification.
Typical program length1+ years
Typical course load2 classes per semester
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 and Human Development is a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.