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Oklahoma State University

Graduate Certificate

* all applicants must apply online

College Teaching Graduate Certificate is housed in Curriculum Studies Program at School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership. It is a stand-alone certificate program to help current college and university faculty (including both full-time and part-time faculty as well as graduate teaching assistants who have college teaching assignments) develop and improve knowledge, skills, and capacities for successful college teaching, as well as advance their teaching vision, philosophy, and adaptability in a rapidly changing society at a range of institutions of higher education. Successful completion of the program includes taking 12 credit hours graduate courses (4 courses), and these credit hours are transferable to Curriculum Studies options in MS and PhD degree. The program is delivered on both Stillwater and Tulsa campuses.

Four graduate courses (12 credit hours) are required for the Graduate Certificate: 

Required Course (3 credit hours) 

  • CIED 5073 Pedagogical Research (with practicum component)
  • or
  • CIED 6073 Advanced Pedagogical Research (with practicum component)

Elective Courses (9 credit hours):
Choose three courses from the following list:

  • CIED 5043 Issues in Teaching
  • CIED 5093 Curriculum Design
  • EPSY 5473 Psychology of Adult Learning
  • CIED 5623 Multicultural Diversity Issues in Curriculum
  • CIED 5803 Mindfulness, Curriculum and Teaching
  • EPSY 5983 instructional Effectivemess in Higher Education
  • EDLE 6713/CIED6030 Effective Teaching in Colleges and Universities
  • CIED 6033 Analysis of Teaching
  • CIED 6133 Theory to Practice in Education
  • EDTC 5503 Facilitating Online Learning
  • AGED 5813: College Teaching of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • AGED 5823: Advanced Methods of Teaching Agriculture

All 12 credit hours can be transferred to the M.S. degree plan in Curriculum and Leadership Studies Option in TLL. A combination of four courses including a minimum of two 6000 level courses can be transferred to the Curriculum Studies Option in Ph.D. in Education.

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