Current OSU graduate students, prospective OSU graduate students, and those who intend to complete the certificate as a standalone option are eligible to apply. Application materials will vary depending on your status, as described below.

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Current OSU graduate students who intend to pursue the certificate in conjunction with a graduate degree

To apply to the GCCUT, you must electronically submit:

  1. A Certificate Request Form (also known as a "Change of Major/Degree Request Form").
    Under "Work on Concurrent Degree/Certificate", select "Certificate" and "College and University Teaching." Your Change of Degree/Major Request Form will not be processed unless you are admitted to the GCCUT program.
  2. The GCCUT Supplemental Application with accompanying documents.
    The accompanying documents include: (1) CV/résumé, and (2) cover letter.

Requirements for these materials are described within the Supplemental Application.


Prospective OSU graduate students who intend to pursue the certificate in conjunction with a graduate degree

To apply to the GCCUT, you must electronically submit:

  1. An online application for graduate admission to OSU specifying your desire to pursue the certificate.
  2. The GCCUT Supplemental Application with accompanying documents.

The accompanying documents include: (1) CV/résumé, and (2) cover letter.
Requirements for these materials are described within the Supplemental Application.


Prospective OSU students who intend to pursue the certificate as a standalone experience

To apply to the GCCUT, you must electronically submit:

1. An online application for graduate admission to OSU specifying your desire to pursue the certificate.

2. The GCCUT Supplemental Application with accompanying documents.

The accompanying documents include: (1) CV/résumé, and (2) cover letter.
Requirements for these materials are described within the Supplemental Application.