Education: Certificates for Licensed Educators

Education: Certificates for Licensed Educators

Graduate College | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

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 other 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 Details

Format: Online

Completion time: 5 terms or less

Credits: 12

Cost per credit (2020–2021): $569

Start: Fall, spring, or summer

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Each new education certificate student will be considered for up to $2,500 in scholarship funding. Enroll with a colleague and you’ll each receive a Learning Team Scholarship. 

Or, demonstrate your capacity to be a changemaker in education and receive a Teacher Leader Scholarship. Other scholarships include diversity, alumni, and academic achievement scholarships. 

Catholic school educators enrolling in certificate programs in Summer or Fall 2020 will be considered for $6,000 in Speranza Scholarships.

Students enrolled in a certificate program, with the exception of the Technology Integration certificate, are not eligible for federal and state financial aid.

Leading-Edge Learning for Today's Classrooms

St. Kate's offers seven graduate certificates for educators:

  • Computational Thinking
  • Critically and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies
  • Digital Video
  • Literacy Leadership
  • Special Education for General Education
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Technology Integration

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 options for elementary, secondary, and K-12 graduate-level teacher licensure options or undergraduate early childhood education licensure option.

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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