Foundations in Higher Education Certificate Students
College of Education & Liberal Arts

Graduate Certificate in Foundations in Higher Education

Advance or Transform Your Career in Higher Ed

Looking to enter the field of higher education or grow your current career? In this 15-credit graduate certificate program, you’ll learn to create positive learning environments and rich experiences for college-level students through an exploration of the past and present landscapes of higher education.

Coursework That Blends Theory and Application

You’ll study research-based best practices to develop the knowledge and skills to navigate higher education environments. Expert instructors will share their real-world experience in courses that include History of American Higher Education, Current Issues and Financial Trends in Higher Education, Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education, and Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making in Higher Education.

A Certificate That Leads to an MEd

This certificate in Higher Education Foundations is the cornerstone of WilmU’s MEd in Higher Education. Once you’ve completed your Foundations certificate, you’ll be halfway through the requirements for the MEd!

Optimum Flexibility

Our Higher Education Foundations certificate is offered 100% online, so you can learn when and where it’s convenient for you. A choice of 15-week or 7-week course options provides added flexibility. Even working full-time, you can earn this valuable credential in as little as one year!

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Careers Related to the Foundations in Higher Education Certificate

  • Various entry-level positions in higher education

The Foundations in Higher Education certificate is available in the following formats and locations:



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