Jul 15, 2024  
Graduate Catalog | 2024-2025 
Graduate Catalog | 2024-2025

Instructional Coaching, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Coaching is a 12 credit hour program designed for those interested in becoming instructional leaders who facilitate job-embedded professional development in P-12 schools. The required courses develop candidates’ knowledge and skills in coaching novice and veteran teachers to improve instruction, design quality curriculum, and effectively use data to guide instruction, as well as determine areas for development.

Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in education or closely related field from a college or university accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
  • Three years of successful teaching experience or other professional education experience
  • Two letters of reference from current or past supervisors (must include principal) that document leadership and/or administrative experiences and potential for success as an instructional coach
  • Personal statement of purpose
  • Current resume or CV
  • Clear criminal background check

Certificate Total = 12 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

Students must achieve a minimum 3.0 GPA to complete the certificate.  No more than one grade of C may count towards the certificate.