The 18-credit Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching is designed to provide advanced coursework and experiential learning opportunities to students who plan to pursue careers in teaching in higher education settings or who plan to pursue careers in other fields that may require similar facilitation skills. Students completing the Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching will receive a formal, transcript-visible credential. The certificate will be granted through the Graduate School.

The Graduate Certificate in College and University Teaching was made to be completed in two years, and may be done in conjunction with a concurrent graduate degree or on its own as a standalone (without an accompanying graduate degree) certificate. Current OSU graduate students, prospective OSU graduate students, and those who intend to complete the certificate as a standalone experience are eligible to apply.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
  • Winter Term

Core courses begin in fall term for the Corvallis campus program and in winter term for online program (although online students may be admitted during any term to begin work on the elective portions of the GCCUT program).

Required Tests


English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.

Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

See contact information above.

Application Process

Please review the graduate school application process and Apply Online.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for optimal consideration
April 15

for Corvallis campus program

Admissions Deadline for optimal consideration

Six weeks or more before intended start date for online GCCUT program

Available Concentrations ?


MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.

AMP Participation ?

This program does not participate in the Accelerated Master's Platform (AMP)