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University Teaching  Certificate


What is University Teaching at WVU like?


The Certificate in University Teaching is a fifteen credit hour program for graduate students. It includes:

  • Mentored teaching experience
  • Syllabus development
  • Instructional design for a diverse set of students
  • Implementation of instructional theory and techniques
  • Development of a teaching portfolio

It helps to prepare graduate students for teaching at the college or university level. In this program, students learn to design and teach courses in their discipline while implementing effective instructional techniques, assessment, and self-reflection.

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What are the requirements to apply for University Teaching at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the University Teaching graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Résumé /CV

Additional application considerations:

  • You must be enrolled in a graduate program and in good standing (meeting the minimum GPA for your graduate program). You may apply to enter the program at any time.

  • Access the online application here.

  • An email from your advisor approving you to pursue the Certificate

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