Patricia Campbell, Dean

Certificates

  • Certificate in Leadership for Health Education
  • Certificate in Learning, Innovation, Design
  • Certificate in Teaching, Innovation, and Design
  • Certificate in Leadership for Social Impact
  • Teacher Leadership Certificate

Certificate Admission Requirements

Teacher Leadership Certificate

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years teaching experience

Other Certificate Programs

A university transcript demonstrating a bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher education institution with a GPA of 2.65 or better. Or a university transcript demonstrating a Master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited higher education institution with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

General Information

Certificate in Teaching, Innovation, and Design

Certificate in Teaching, Innovation, and Design is a four course (12 unit) for-credit certificate that is designed for those interested in applying design thinking to create innovative approaches to teaching. The certificate can be taken as a standalone accelerated pathway for students seeking to use design thinking to create innovations in their workplace. Students can also stack this certificate into Masters degree in Health Professions Education or our MA in Learning, Innovation, and Design.

Certificate in Learning, Innovation, and Design

Certificate in Learning, Innovation, and Design is a four course (12 unit) for-credit certificate that is designed for those interested in learning how to be a more creative educator and trainer. The certificate can be taken as a standalone accelerated pathway for students who want to enhance their knowledge of the principles of learning and their ability to create dynamic and personalized learning. Students can also stack this certificate into our Masters
degree in Learning, Innovation, and Design.

Certificate in Leadership in Health Education

Certificate in Leadership in Health Education is a four course (12 unit) for-credit certificate that is designed for those interested in leadership positions within the field of teaching in the health professions. The certificate can be taken as a standalone accelerated pathway for those interested in developing effective health related educational programs or the courses can be stacked into our Masters degree in Innovation Education in Health Professions.

Certificate in Leadership for Social Impact

Certificate in Leadership for Social Impact is a four course (12 unit) for-credit certificate that is designed for those interested in learning how to lead organizations for social impact. The certificate can be taken as a standalone accelerated pathway for advancing our understanding of the social barriers that reinforce social inequalities, while developing strategies for dismantling the structures that support existing systems of privilege. Students can also stack this certificate into our MA in Leadership for Social Impact.

Certificate in Teaching, Innovation, and Design

Students are required to complete all four three-unit courses, totally 12 units for the certificate.

EDUC 279Innovation in Education3
EDUC 295MSeminar: Learning Design3
EDUC 290Digital and Blended Learning3
EDUC 216Nature and Conditions of Learning3

Teacher Leadership Certificate

EDUC 214Supervision of Instruction3
EDUC 274Action Research3
EDUC 285Leadership Fundamentals3
Elective Courses6 - 9
Education for a Diverse Democracy
Leading in Diverse Contexts
School Finance and Business Administration
Education Law and Legal Processes
Administration of Human Resources
Seminar: Crucial Issues in Special Education
SPED 295C

Certificate in Learning, Innovation, and Design

Students are required to complete all four three-unit courses, totally 12 units for the certificate.

EDUC 279Innovation in Education3
EDUC 295MSeminar: Learning Design3
EDUC 215Creativity and Ideation3
EDUC 295IInnovative Learning Environments3

Certificate in Leadership in Health Education

Students are required to complete all four three-unit courses, totally 12 units for the certificate.

EDUC 295DTrends in Health Professions Education3
EDUC 295PTeaching and Assessment in Health Professions Education3
EDUC 230Leading in Diverse Contexts3
EDUC 372Program and Organization Evaluation3

Certificate in Leadership for Social Impact

Students are required to complete all four three-unit courses, totally 12 units for the certificate.

LEAD 260How to Change the World3
LEAD 262Understanding Social Impact and Change3
LEAD 263Global Social Change3
LEAD 265Reflective Practice for Leadership and Social Impact3

Certificate in Teaching, Innovation, and Design

  • Evaluate existing innovations to develop an applied project that designs new innovations for education and social sectors.
  • Utilize design thinking tools to create lessons that apply appropriate learning principles.
  • Create systems for multiple modality learning.

Certificate in Learning, Innovation, and Design

  • Develop Core Knowledge of Principles of Learning
  • Create Innovative Learning Environments
  • Develop Engaging and Relevant Instructional Delivery
  • Utilize Technology to Improve Collaboration, Personalization, and Interaction
  • Design Learning Models that Promote Creativity & Measure Impact

Certificate in Leadership in Health Education

  • Apply evidence-based strategies to innovate educational practice at your institution and in health sciences education in general.
  • Create plans for innovative learning environment implementation.
  • Identify leadership strengths and develop a plan that will help you determine which leadership approaches to use in various situations and to build upon those strengths moving forward.
  • Develop a program evaluation proposal that is grounded in best practices and implement it using data collection tools and analyze the results.

Certificate in Leadership for Social Impact

  • Evaluate and critique the institutions and social barriers that retain and reinforce inequality
  • Develop frameworks to critique and dismantle positions of power and privilege that create and maintain social impact issues
  • Examine how globalization can simultaneously reinforce and undermine individual and group identity
  • Reflect on your role as a leader in supporting and/or disrupting social impact.
  • Create a vision for change in an area of interest and your commitment to that change