Are you an educator looking to develop expertise in a specific content area? We offer numerous certificates consisting of 9-12 graudate-level credits that can also transfer into a degree program. Many of these certificates are open for enrollment to educators with a bachelor's degree. Some certificates are currently available only to teachers in particular districts or CU Denver master's students in certain degree programs. Click on the certificate links below for specific requirements.
The certificate will appear on the student's transcript upon successful completion of the courses unless the student is already enrolled in an SEHD degree program. If a student is currently enrolled in an SEHD degree program and is taking certificate courses, the certificate will appear on the student's transcript if no more than 3 credit hours are used to meet degree requirements. Our nationally and internationally recognized certificates are exceptions to this policy. These include the Applied Behavior Analysis and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificates.
Students must have a grade of C or better in all classes applied toward their certificate and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B average) or higher for the certificate to be transcribed. Particular district-related certificates require a grade of B or better for certificate transcription. In some cases, courses with a grade of C may not count toward a master's degree, depending on specific degree program requirements.