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Education: Certificates for Licensed Educators

St. Catherine University's graduate certificates for licensed educators will help you turn your passion for teaching into teaching excellence. You’ll join a community of learners who inspire and teach others, and learn from faculty who offer fresh insights and leading-edge strategies that will enhance teaching and learning in your E-12 classroom. Certificates are great options for teachers at all stages of their careers. Enroll in a certificate as a freestanding credential. Or, if you’re seeking a master’s, apply certificate credits toward our Master of Arts in Education program.

Program Highlights

Format: Online

Completion time: 2-3 terms

Credits: 12

Cost per credit (2021–2022): $585

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

Scholarship Opportunities

A St. Catherine University education is one of the most worthwhile investments you’ll ever make, and we are committed to helping you find ways to make that investment affordable.

New Certificate students will be considered for up to $2,000 from the following scholarship programs: learning team, teacher leader, diversity, alumni, and academic achievement. 

Certificate students employed by a St. Kate's corporate or community partner may be eligible for a 10% tuition reduction.

Please note that only the Technology Integration certificate is eligible for federal and state financial aid.


Leading-Edge Learning for Today's Classrooms

St. Kate's offers two online graduate certificates for licensed teachers:

Faculty provide in-depth formative feedback throughout the program. Our certificate courses guide you through the creation of interdisciplinary lessons and teach you to maximize the potential of the resources you have available in your classroom to meaningfully engage your students.

Advancing Your Teaching Career

St. Kate’s graduate certificates for E-12 educators help you improve your teaching skills and stand out among your peers in the field of education, within your district, and the broader educational community.

Certificates may be earned for full graduate credit, helping you advance your teaching career. 

These certificate programs do not enable students to add additional teaching licensure areas. For information on licensure options at St. Kate’s, see our elementary graduate-level teacher licensure or undergraduate early childhood education licensure option.

Education Certificate Program Overview

These online 12-credit ( four courses) certificates offer teachers at all stages of their careers an opportunity to learn deeply about a topic of interest. Our 3-credit courses are seven weeks in length.

Any certificate can be transferred directly into one of our Master of Arts in Education programs.

Explore the courses

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure Requirement for Certificates

Federal regulations require that all institutions disclose certain information and statistics regarding non-degree, certificate programs.

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