Stand Alone: Yes
Degree Dependent: Yes
Total Credit Hours: 12
Certificate description: The purpose of the online graduate certificate in College Teaching is to enhance the teaching skills and career preparation of graduate students interested in obtaining academic positions in 2- and 4-year settings. This certificate will:
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Approximately 75 percent of faculty positions in the United States are at institutions where the importance of teaching and professional service is equal to or greater than the emphasis on research. The Minor in College Teaching, available to all MU graduate degree-seeking students, demonstrates your preparation as an effective teacher to potential employers.
The Minor in College Teaching (MICT) requires 9 credit hours. This includes a 3-hour core course, a teaching practicum, plus 3-6 elective hours. Core course options, practicum guidelines and elective course options are listed on the MICT requirements page.