The program allows teachers to complete the certificate simultaneously, after or prior to pursuing/completing a master’s degree. Some or all courses may be transferable toward completion of a discipline-specific or education-related master’s degree or additional graduate certificates.
Dual credit courses help schools decrease educational disparities and expand low-income students’ options for obtaining two-year and four-year college degrees. Teaching dual credit courses almost immediately raises the income-earning potential of high school educators and expands career options to include community college teaching. The Certificate in Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology is now accepting applications.
The Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology Certificate includes 18 credit hours of graduate level coursework. Students select six, three-hour courses from 9 course offerings. The certificate can be completed within one calendar year (fall, winter and spring semesters). Students may enroll during any semester.
Two courses are offered each semester. Students who complete the certificate in three semesters will complete two courses in each semester. All courses are offered online.
All courses are offered online. Courses for the certificate include six of the following:
- PS 6310 Race, Class and Gender in Community-based Research
- PS 6331 Abnormal II
- PS 6337 Advanced Sexuality
- PS 6341 Biological Psychology
- PS 6355 Advanced Developmental Psychology
- PS 6385 Advanced Statistics
- PS 6387 Qualitative Methods
- PS 6390 Advanced Social and Personality Psychology
- PS 6391 Historical Topics and Recent Advances in Psychology