Teaching in Higher Education Certificate

The Teaching in Higher Education Certificate program provides students with experience using research-based teaching methods to promote student achievement, development and learning. Students develop a learning-centered, purposeful and reflective approach to teaching, and learn to create enhanced syllabi and engaging classroom activities.

You may complete the six-credit certificate entirely online on a part-time basis. Though you won’t take classes on campus, you’ll complete your online coursework and projects in groups with classmates.

The Teaching in Higher Education certificate program welcomes current faculty members interested in enriching their teaching practices, as well as high school teachers or other professionals who aim to teach in higher education.

Admissions Information

To register for courses as a Temple University graduate student, you may do so through TUportal.

To register for courses as a non-matriculated student, submit the Non-Matriculated Student Registration Form.

For further information about registration, contact Ruth Gardner at 215.204.4358 or rgard@temple.edu.

Application Deadlines

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring, Summer and Fall 2018 semesters. Submit all required admissions documents by the March 1 application deadline to receive priority consideration for admissions and financial support. 

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Graduate Certificate program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $898.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,231.00 per credit

Our Faculty

For general questions about the Teaching in Higher Education certificate program, contact the Center for the Advancement of Teaching at cat@temple.edu.

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