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Earn an Online Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology provides an opportunity for high school teachers to be credentialed to teach Dual Credit Psychology courses. Teaching dual credit courses almost immediately raises the income-earning potential of high school educators and expands career options to include community college teaching. 

This graduate certificate is designed for students who already have a master鈥檚 in another field and now want to teach dual credit Psychology.

Additional information about dual-credit teaching can be found at and .

  • Online Education


    The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology at 马会论坛’s can be completed online.

  • Certificate Program

    The 18-credit-hour certificate program can be completed fully online within 12 months (on average):

    The program offers flexibility for students to later complete a master鈥檚 degree in various disciplines.

  • Courses

    The program requires the completion of six online graduate-level courses in Psychology. Students can select from nine course offerings:

    • Abnormal Psychology II 
    • Advanced Developmental Psychology 
    • Advanced Sexuality 
    • Advanced Social and Personality Psychology 
    • Advanced Statistics 
    • Biological Psychology 
    • Historical Topics and Recent Advances in Psychology 
    • Qualitative Methods 
    • Race, Class and Gender in Community-Based Research 


Graduate Certificate Admission and Tuition

Admission Requirements and Process

Applicants must complete an and provide an official transcript from their highest degree-granting institution, a letter of support from their employing school district or employer, and a statement of purpose. The GRE/GMAT is not required for admission to this certificate program.

Please note: An unofficial copy of your transcript can be used to apply for admission to the program. If enrolled in the program, students will be required to submit an official transcript within four weeks of the start of class.

To discuss specific admission procedures and requirements for this program, contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 210-436-3101 or graduate@stmarytx.edu, or contact your Program Director. 

Tuition

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in English Literature and Language is offered at a fixed rate of $12,000, which includes tuition, required fees and course materials. 

Military, dependents of military members and Department of Defense employees may be eligible for a tuition discount. Employers may also offer tuition assistance to their employees. Please contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 210-431-3141 or finaid@stmarytx.edu or visit the Graduate Financial Aid page


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Graduate Certificate FAQs

Students in the Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology may apply their completed credit hours toward master’s degrees in various disciplines, meaning students can select courses that would best fit or transfer to a specific graduate program. Check with the Program Director for more information.

Can my certificate credits go toward a master’s degree?

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology is offered at a fixed rate of $12,000, which includes tuition, required fees and course materials. 

Some programs may qualify for financial aid. Prospective certificate students are encouraged to consult with the Office of Financial Assistance to understand the financing specifics.

How much does the certificate cost?

The Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology is 12 credit hours and can be completed within one year, on average.

How long does it take to complete the certificate?

Courses in the Graduate Certificate for Dual Credit Teaching in Psychology may be virtual (synchronous) or online (asynchronous). Virtual courses are taken remotely in real-time (with your professor and classmates via Zoom) on a scheduled class day and time. Online courses are not taught in real-time but include pre-recorded lectures, video uploads, class chats and individual meetings with professors. Check with the Program Director for more information.

Are courses in this online certificate program synchronous or asynchronous?
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