Judith Herb College of Education

Certificates

 

ADVANCED READING/LITERACY CERTIFICATE

This certificate is designed for licensed teachers who want to be highly qualified to work with struggling readers and writers. The coursework that is part of this certificate also meets guidelines for the coursework required for Ohio teachers to add the Ohio Reading Endorsement to their teaching licenses.  

The certificate is a 12-semester hour program. All coursework is completed online and includes a 50 hour field-based experience in the student's current school setting. 

culture and change in institutions certificate

The Certificate in Culture and Change in Institutions is designed for professionals working in a variety of educational environments including health and social service organizations, P-12 schools, community colleges, universities, and non-governmental organizations. This certificate provides students with the concepts, skills, and values to recognize and use culture more effectively in their professional practices as agents in institutional settings. Courses in the certificate program foster awareness and understanding of culture and power, and also deliver practical strategies and techniques for individuals working in institutional settings to contribute to dynamic institutional culture that extends access and privilege to individuals from all cultural backgrounds and supports enactment of our national democratic values. 

The Certificate is a 12-semester hour program. Courses may be included as part of a master's program in theory and social foundations or a doctoral degree educational foundations. Coursework can be completed on campus or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.


educational assessment specialist certificate 

The Certificate in Educational Assessment Specialist is designed to assist teachers, principals and superintendents to obtain the education needed to use data analytics to meet the challenges of the modern school and promote student learning. Students will acquire skills necessary to meet the data-informed decision making and accountability challenges demanded in the current educational environment.

The Certificate is a 12-semester hour program. The certificate is available to students from any major and courses may be included as part of a master's program with the approval of the faculty advisor. Coursework includes three online courses and a hands-on practicum completed in the student's school setting. The practicum experience is guided by University research and measurement faculty.


foundations of peace education certificate

The Certificate in Foundations of Peace Education is designed for educational professionals working in a variety of educational environments, ranging from P-12 schools, community colleges, universities, and non-governmental organizations. This certificate will provide students with the concepts, skills, and values to infuse peace education throughout the curriculum, thereby providing them with greater opportunities to be hired in a variety of educational settings.

The Certificate is a 12-semester hour program. The certificate is available to students from any major and courses may be included as part of a master's  or doctoral program with the approval of the faculty advisor. Coursework can be completed online, on-campus or through a combination of on-campus and online courses. 


higher education administration certificate

The Certificate in Higher Education Administration is designed for students interested in studying institutional administration and higher education learning environments. Course focus the administration, governance, and operation of institutions of higher education, as well as student growth and the creation of beneficial learning environments for all members of the academic community.

The Certificate is a 12-semester hour program. The certificate is available to students from any major and courses may be included as part of a master's  program with the approval of the faculty advisor.  Coursework is completed online. 

interprofessional teaming in early childhood certificate

The Certificate in Interprofessional Teaming is designed to prepare and guide professionals to engage in collaborative best practices in service to individuals with special needs and their families. Graduate students already enrolled in professional programs in the following six disciplines will be able to earn this certificate to augment their preparation to engage in collaborative best practices in services to young children with special needs and their families:

  • Early Childhood Education,

  • Occupational Therapy,

  • Physical Therapy,

  • School Psychology,

  • Special Education,

  • Speech Language Pathology

Students will demonstrate competencies through individualized programs of study, that will entail documenting 38 competencies in the areas of collaboration, advocacy, diversity and cultural competence, evidence-based practice, professional and ethical standards, technology, human development, assessment and evaluation, and service provision. 

The Certificate is a 8-semester hour program. The certificate is awarded simultaneously with the professional degree. Coursework can be completed through a combination of on-campus and online courses and includes a practicum experience. 

Principal Licensure certificate

Think deeply about the leading your school and district by developing a vision for improvement that is supported by the community.  A Principal Licensure Certificate opens doors to careers in school administration and professional development. Graduates apply their knowledge and skills in schools, communities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector.

Toledo Transition certificate

The primary goal of Toledo Transition (T2) is to provide students with intellectual and developmental disabilities a college experience that enhances social, academic, and vocational skills leading to a high quality of life.  The T2 program is a 2-year or 4-year non-degree certificate program for young adults seeking an inclusive college experience that prepares them for gainful employment. 

 

University of Toledo programs leading to licensure and/or endorsement satisfy the academic requirements for that credential set forth by the State of Ohio. If you are interested seeking licensure outside of Ohio, check the requirements set forth by the appropriate licensing body in the state in which you intend to practice.

Last Updated: 1/21/20