College and University Teaching (Graduate Certificate)

The Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching is designed to equip doctoral students with insight, skills and experience to excel as classroom instructors and members of the academic community.

Admission Requirements

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School. This program is open only to recent graduates of and students currently enrolled in a Wayne State University doctoral or terminal master's program and who plan to seek faculty positions upon completing their degree.


 A minimum of fifteen credits is required for this certificate including:

LDT 7310Learning Management Systems4
LDT 8500Strategies for Teaching in Higher Education3
Additional courses to meet the minimum number of credit hours, selected with advisor approval8
Total Credits15

All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the College of Education and the Graduate School's regulations governing graduate scholarship and degrees.

For additional information, please contact: Dr. Timothy Spannaus, Program Director; 313-577-1728, or 313-577-1741.