Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching and Learning

Walden’s Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching and Learning prepares you to meet the needs of diverse learners and help students attain their higher education goals.

Gain a career edge in the changing collegiate landscape by building your skills in postsecondary teaching and assessment. Walden’s Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching and Learning introduces you to research-based planning and instructional strategies in a variety of learning settings as well as technologies that can enhance student achievement. You can gain the skills to evaluate student performance, design goal-focused course plans and curricula, and collaborate with other stakeholders to promote individual and societal advancement.

As a graduate of the Post-Master’s Certificate in College Teaching and Learning program, you will also have the ability to design appropriate programs, instructional experiences, and learning activities to foster improved student learning.


Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

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  • “Certificate programs from the Riley College of Education and Leadership are designed to help educators like you update your skills as you advance your career. You can participate in Walden’s collaborative online environments as you share ideas with educators across the country.”

    Dr. Kelley Costner
    Associate Dean of Master’s and Undergraduate Programs
    The Richard W. Riley
    College of Education and Leadership

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Completion Requirements

  • 24 total semester credits
    • Foundations course (6 sem. cr.)
    • Core courses (18 sem. cr.)

This certificate program can be completed in as little as one year. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336. Credits earned from this certificate program may be applied toward certain Walden degree programs.

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2014-2015 Tuition and Fees

Curriculum Component Requirements  Cost  Total* 
Tuition 24 total semester credit hours  $880 per semester hour $21,120
Books and Materials Estimated costs Included $0
Technology Fee  Per semester $160 $640
    Total $21,760

2013-2014 Tuition and Fees

Curriculum Component Requirements  Cost  Total* 
Tuition 24 total semester credit hours  $850 per semester hour $20,400
Books and Materials Estimated costs Included $0
Technology Fee  Per semester $160 $640
    Total $21,040

*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.

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You can pursue a range of career options in the higher education field. Evidence of this field’s growing demand includes the following:

  • More students are projected to enroll in higher education during this decade,* and the 2020 national College Completion Agenda goals for postsecondary education will likely cause this trend to accelerate.
  • Many education administrators are expected to retire during the next few years. These conditions can translate into increased career opportunities for education professionals.
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that postsecondary educator jobs will increase by 17% through 2020 and jobs for postsecondary education administrators will increase by 19% through 2020.

Depending on your prior experience and credentials, your career options may include:

  • Postsecondary/college instructor or teacher
  • College teaching assistant
  • Vocational education teacher
  • Education administrator
  • Instructional coordinator

Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this certificate program.

*“Market Overview for Master’s Degree Programs in Education Policy, Global Education, and Enrollment Management,” Eduventures report, 2009.

†Vaughan, G. B., & Weisman, I. M. (2006). The community college presidency at the millennium. Washington, D.C.: Community College Press.

‡Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, projections data from the National Employment Matrix for Postsecondary Teachers, 2010–2020, “Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012–2013 Edition,” on the Internet at www.bls.gov/oco/ocos066.htm (viewed online Jan. 24, 2013). National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

When you choose this certificate program at Walden, you can benefit from the flexibility of online learning and from MobileLearn®. Offered exclusively at Walden, MobileLearn not only enables you to choose where and when you learn, it also gives you the ability to choose how you learn. Learn more.

Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  1. Create effective learning environments using research-based educational strategies that engage and support diverse learners.
  2. Design course plans, curricula, and learning activities that enable diverse learners to meet desired learning goals.
  3. Apply the skills needed to assess and provide feedback on learner performance in ways that support learning and development.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use appropriate technologies to support learning in a variety of educational contexts.
  5. Articulate the process for development of a continuous improvement plan to impact teaching through scholarly inquiry and reflection.
  6. Collaborate within and across departments and institutions to promote individual and societal advancement in a global context.

For assistance in deciding which online degree program fits your goals, request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.

For assistance in deciding which online certificate program fits your goals, request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.