Teaching in Higher Education Certificate Students
College of Education

Graduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education

Grow Your Teaching Career in Higher Education with a Graduate Certificate

This 15-credit certificate program is designed for higher-ed instructors who want to fortify their teaching skills through engaged study of the foundations and theories of education at the college level. Candidates must hold a master’s level degree in their field of expertise.


Coursework That Blends Higher Education Teaching Theory and Application

You’ll study research-based best practices that focus on pedagogy and andragogy, teaching strategies for the adult learner, curriculum development, assessments and evaluations. The real-world experiences of expert instructors will guide you in creating positive learning environments for student success.

Hands-On Learning to Build Your Teaching Skills and Your Resumé

An immersive three-credit field experience will allow you to apply what you have learned through supervised leadership experiences. You will assemble a professional portfolio with tangible assets showcasing your experiences, growth, and reflections.

Earn Your Higher Education Teaching Certificate in Just One Year

WilmU’s Teaching in Higher Education certificate gives you face-to-face and 100% online options, as well as 15-week or 7-week course options for maximum schedule flexibility. Even working full-time, you can earn this valuable credential in as little as one year!


Earn a certificate AND get credit for a degree at the same time. WilmU® Dual–Credit Certificates work double time–like you! Customize your education and add value to your degree–without adding extra time or cost.

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 Teaching in Higher Education Certificate

  • Adult Educator
  • College-Level Instructor

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