Select the non-credit option and complete the program by attending workshops on teaching topics. Or, you can enroll in FACDEV 2200 Practicum in University Teaching course for three credits, offered in the fall, spring, and summer semesters in two formats (traditional and hybrid).
Both groups are awarded a certificate of completion and a letter from the associate dean for education, copies of which are stored in your academic file.
There are four major areas covered in both options of the certification:
- Teaching Fundamentals
- Classroom Methods
- Ethical Issues
Student Non-Credit Program
Workshops are held throughout the academic year at Pitt Public Health and year-round at the University’s Center for Instructional Design and Distance Education (CIDDE). Participation in workshops is tracked by the Office of Student Affairs.
Students are required to participate in a minimum of five workshops to earn the certificate. Complete one workshop from each of the four areas listed above and an elective workshop from the workshops held at Pitt Public Health or offered by CIDDE.