Get specific teaching skills

An asset for your career that pays off.

Certificates and minors make you more marketable and enhance your skill-set.

Undergraduate certificates

Certificates are optional, concentrated programs. Certificates give you specialized skills, set you apart in the job market and take less time to complete than a degree.

You can add a certificate(s) to your major or pursue them on their own.


Show kids the wonders of nature and science.

Building sign at Greene County Juvenile Justice Center.

Help troubled youth. Administered by the department of sociology and anthropology.


Add to your experience and skill-set in childcare settings.


Be the go-to source for families in need.

Teacher helping student through course work on tablet.

Improve how you teach, train and oversee preschool children (ages 3-5).


A minor is your secondary area of study.  Some majors, but not all, require a minor.

By adding a minor, you can explore an area of professional or personal interest.

Graduate certificates

Certificates give you targeted skills, sooner.

You can add a certificate(s) to your master’s degree or pursue them as a standalone.

A teacher helping an elementary student write on a chalkboard in a classroom.

Help children overcome reading roadblocks.

A teacher helping a young student choose the right letters during a reading activity.

Become a certified literacy expert.

Student teacher working with students in high school classroom

Engage your brightest learners in meaningful ways.

Teacher talking to elementary students

Design effective lesson plans from the ground up.

Student teacher helping high school student

Become a math specialist teacher leader.


Teach the dos and don’ts of nature, wildlife and habitats.

Family and consumer sciences teacher instructing high school students

Help others make informed decisions about daily life.

Education student having group discussion in class.

Limit stress and worry for your students.