Distinguish yourself from other candidates applying for community college and four-year college teaching positions by earning UMBC’s fully online Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching and Learning Science.
Students in this one-year certificate program will explore key topics like culturally responsive teaching, engaging diverse college learners, reaching students with motivation strategies, assessing college-level learning, and designing courses using innovative practices. Rooted in learning science, the program is appropriate for subject matter experts who are eager to understand and apply the latest learning research to their face-to-face, hybrid, or online classroom. UMBC is well-known for a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and student engagement, and these values are woven throughout the courses in the certificate.
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At a Glance
- Completion time: 1 year, part-time
- 15 credit hours
Tuition & Fees
- MD & Regional Resident: $733 per credit
- Non-Resident: $1,235 per credit
Why College Teaching at UMBC?
- U.S. News included 14 of UMBC’s graduate programs in its Best Graduate School 2023 rankings;
- UMBC was listed as of the nation’s top 50 public universities and top 150 colleges in 2021;
- Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college rankings recently recognized UMBC as one of the top 300 universities in the nation;
- Times Higher Education’s new impact ranking named UMBC #3 in the nation for achieving social and economic impact;
- Visit UMBC’s full profile on the U.S. News website. See additional rankings on UMBC News.
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