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2022-2023 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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International Teaching Undergraduate Certificate

The goal of this certificate program is to recognize the importance of preparing teachers to be competent in international and intercultural teaching. This program recognizes the candidate's interest in preparing to teach international populations in domestic or foreign settings. Additional courses, beyond those required for the certificate of international teaching experience, are required to earn a degree in teacher education and Michigan teaching certification. Students must be degree seeking students in education to receive the certificate of international teaching experience. This certificate will be awarded at the same time as the degree is awarded. All undergraduate certificates have received Higher Learning Commission approval. Completion of coursework with grade of B- or better is required.

Courses Needed to Obtain Certification

Students must participate in a teaching abroad experience supported by the College of Education and Community Innovation.

Study Abroad Experiences Supported by the College of Education and Community Innovation Needed to Obtain Certification

  • Teacher assisting in Spain
  • Teacher assisting/Student teaching with Germany PHSG Exchange
  • Student teaching with COST program
  • Spain Comparative Education Experience Study Abroad
  • Ghana Teaching and Learning, Literacy, Language and History Study Abroad
  • Netherlands: English Education in Maastricht
  • Tanzania: Teaching, Learning and Culture

Upon completion of requirements the candidate will receive recognition on his/her transcript and a certificate of completion.

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