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Certificate in College Instruction Online

Ready yourself for college-level instructional roles in a broad range of industries.

10/19/20 Next Application Due Date
11/02/20 Start Classes

Program Overview


$4,212 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Program Duration
16 Credit Hours

Gain the skills you need to teach at the college level in a wide variety of settings by earning your Certificate in College Instruction 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.

Professional Educator Standards Board

The EWU College of Arts, Letters & Education educator programs are approved by the State of Washington Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB).

Potential roles for graduates include:

  • College Instructor or Adjunct Professor
  • Training Manager
  • Military Instructor
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Corporate Trainer
  • GED or ESL Instructor

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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.

Tuition


The EWU online Certificate in College Instruction program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all in-state and out-of-state students.

$263.26 Per Credit Hour
$4,212 Total Tuition

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Certificate in College Instruction Online Program Tuition and Fees

Program Per Credit Hour Per 4-Credit Hour Course Per Program
Certificate in College Instruction $263.26 $1,053.04 $4,212

Application Fee: $75

Eastern Washington University is ranked among the “Top 100 Best Regional Universities in the West” by U.S. News & World Report (2019).

Calendar


The Certificate in College Instruction 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.

Now Enrolling:

10/19/20 Next Application Deadline
11/02/20 Start Classes

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Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline Last Class Day
Fall II 11/2/2020 10/19/2020 10/26/2020 10/28/2020 10/31/2020 12/13/2020
Winter I 12/28/2020 12/11/2020 12/18/2020 12/22/2020 12/26/2020 2/7/2021
Winter II 2/8/2021 1/25/2021 2/1/2021 2/3/2021 2/6/2021 3/21/2021
Spring I 3/29/2021 3/15/2021 3/22/2021 3/24/2021 3/27/2021 5/9/2021
Spring II 5/10/2021 4/26/2021 5/3/2021 5/5/2021 5/8/2021 6/20/2021
Summer 7/6/2021 6/21/2021 6/28/2021 6/30/2021 7/4/2021 8/15/2021

Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online from Eastern Washington University?

Admissions


Get started quickly and easily with our streamlined admissions process for the Certificate in College Instruction online.

Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Official transcripts from all previous colleges/universities

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Certificate in College Instruction Online Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities where you have earned credit

If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Studies
206 Showalter Hall
Cheney, WA 99004

Have a question? Call us at 800-826-3411.

Courses


The EWU Certificate in College Instruction online curriculum is comprised of 5 courses (including an internship) for a total of 16 credits.

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You must take the following courses.

Duration: 6 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 4

Focuses on the role and purpose of adult and higher education through a study of educational issues. Students will develop a personal philosophy of adult and higher education. Special attention is given to the role of the two-year community college.

Duration: 6 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 4

A study of teaching-learning processes suitable for adult education, plus analysis of the educational theories from which they derive.

Duration: 6 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 4

Supervised training in various teaching strategies for large-group, small-group, and individualized instruction.

Duration: 6 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Teaching under supervision at a two-year or four-year college, or other appropriate institution. Includes regular instructional responsibilities and additional planned experience.

Duration: 6 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Continuation of Adult Education Internship I. Teaching under supervision at a two-year or four-year college, or other appropriate institution. Includes regular instructional responsibilities and additional planned experience.

You can transfer your certificate courses toward our M.Ed. in Adult Education. You only have to complete the core coursework to earn your master's degree!

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