Community College Teaching Certificate

The School of Education offers a certificate in community college teaching. The certificate helps prepare those with advanced degrees to teach in community college settings. Those pursuing the certificate must have at minimum a master’s degree or currently in a master’s degree program at Iowa State University. This is not a formal licensure program. 

Program overview

By completing the Community College Teaching Certificate program, students will:

  • Gain an understanding of the environment of community colleges and the issues they face.
  • Develop skills in teaching and learning.
  • Develop skills in working with diverse student populations.
  • Gain an understanding of the academic programs offered in community colleges and how to shape curricula in these settings.