The Graduate Teacher Program offers three certificates that graduate students may pursue during their studies at CU Boulder.
The Certificate in College Teaching (CCT) helps graduate teachers develop a confident classroom presence, good interactional skills, and a firm foundation in college teaching. Graduate students must teach for two semesters to pursue this certificate.
The Professional Development Certificate for Preparing Future Faculty (PDC:PFF) offers graduate students the opportunity to pursue a project on teaching at the college level under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Graduate students are not required to teach to pursue this certificate.
Professional Development Certificate for Preparing Future Professionals in Business, Government, Industry and the Arts (PDC:BGIA) offers graduate students the opportunity to pursue an internship off campus. The Graduate Teacher Program works with Career Services on this certificate.