Preparing for the Professoriate (PROF)

William F. McComas
Chair of Studies
310 Peabody Hall

Graduate Microcertificate offered (non-degree):
Preparing for the Professoriate (PROF)

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Program Description: The Graduate Microcertificate in Preparing for the Professoriate is an interdisciplinary credential designed to help prepare graduate students for teaching, research and service responsibilities in higher education environments. The credential is administered by an advisory committee appointed by the dean of the Graduate School and chaired by the associate dean of the Graduate School as an ex officio member.

Admission to the MicroCertificate: Students must meet the Graduate School admission requirements. 

Requirements for the Graduate MicroCertificate in Preparing for the Professoriate: (9 hours)

Students must successfully complete the two core courses (6 hours)
GRSD 50003The Professoriate: Teaching, Learning and Assessment3
GRSD 50303Preparing for the Professoriate: Fundamentals3
In consultation with the Chair of Studies, the student shall select and successfully complete 3 additional hours that augment or extend any of the topics covered in the core courses.3
Total Hours9