Online Graduate Certificate – College Teaching
Ready yourself for college-level instructional roles in a broad range of industries.
Find out more about the EWU Graduate Certificate in College Teaching that’s 100 percent online
Gain the skills you need to teach at the college level in a wide variety of settings by earning your Graduate Certificate – College Teaching online from Eastern Washington University. This unique online certificate program is designed to expand your opportunities instructing adult students in college, corporate or military settings.
As a student, you will augment your repertoire of post-secondary teaching practices to enhance active learning, gain valuable field experience and hone your command of APA style while completing a variety of research and writing assignments. Coupled with a supervised teaching internship, our 100 percent online coursework gives you a thorough understanding of several strategies and techniques for teaching adults. Plus, you can apply your finished courses from this certificate program toward earning your M.Ed. – Adult Education online from EWU.
The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB).
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If you are interested in pursuing your master’s degree, completed courses in this certificate program can help you earn your Master of Education in Adult Education online from EWU.
The School of Education programs are approved by the Washington State Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).
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Take advantage of EWU’s pay-as-you-go tuition
The EWU online Graduate Certificate – College Teaching program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all in-state and out-of-state students.
*Tuition and fees subject to change. Total program cost does not include foundation courses. If foundation courses are required, the cost will be added to the total program cost.
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The Graduate Certificate – College Teaching online program is designed to be efficient for working professionals, with six-week courses and seven start dates a year. View the full calendar for upcoming start dates and deadlines for registration, required documents, and tuition payment.
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Review important admission information before applying to EWU’s online college instruction certificate
Get started quickly and easily with our streamlined admissions process for the Graduate Certificate – College Teaching online. A teaching certificate is not required for admission to this program. However, this program will not lead to a teaching certificate in Washington.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Cumulative 3.0 GPA
- Official transcript from degree-granting university
Graduate Certificate – College Teaching Online Admission Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field from a regionally accredited institution
- Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded postsecondary credit hours**
- Official transcript from the college/university where degree was earned
Have a question? Call us at 800-826-3411.
**We encourage you to apply if your GPA is lower than a 3.0 and you have at least 3 years of professional work experience. Applicants with GPAs below 3.0 are considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact an Enrollment Services representative at 800-826-3411 for more information.
This offering is available as an endorsement program for those teachers who hold or who have held an initial, residency, continuing or professional teaching certificate in the state of Washington. If you do not hold a teaching certificate in Washington or do not hold a teaching certificate at all, you are still encouraged to apply.
Please note however that this will not lead to a teaching certificate in Washington. Additionally, this program may satisfy the requirements for states other than Washington. Please check with your applicable licensing board to determine whether this program satisfies requirements for licensure in the state in which you reside. For current contact information for applicable licensing boards, please refer to our State Authorization page. For information on certification in the state of Washington, contact Christi Wavada at [email protected].
Please note, however, that this will not lead to a teaching certificate in Washington. If you are looking for an initial teaching certificate, please visit the School of Education’s webpage.
Explore the syllabus for your online Graduate Certificate in College Teaching
The EWU Graduate Certificate – College Teaching online curriculum is comprised of 5 courses (including an internship) for a total of 16 credits.
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