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TEACH ENGINEERING
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Admission Requirements

Students seeking this graduate certificate program must be Wichita State University Engineering graduate students in good standing either in a degree-bound program or in non-degree, category "A" status. This requirement is in addition to the guidelines for WSU Graduate Certificate Programs which must be met. Students should contact the Graduate School to determine if they need to apply for admission to this status, or need to reactivate their enrollment file.

TO GET STARTED

Contact Dr. Lawrence Whitman at (316) 978-5907
larry.whitman@wichita.edu.

or the College of Education at
teachengineering@wichita.edu

Students who have not completed graduate coursework at Wichita State University will need to apply for admission to Category A status in an appropriate area of engineering, by submitting an application, and application fee to the Graduate School.

Two official transcripts from all schools attended must be sent directly to the Graduate School from the institution issuing the transcript, or must be submitted to the Graduate School office in envelopes sealed by the issuing institution, if issued to student.

Degree Admission – The student must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another country whose requirements for the bachelor’s degree are substantially equivalent to an American four-year bachelor’s degree in an education field. The student must also have a grade point average of at least 2.750 based upon the last 60 hours of course work (or nearest semester or term break to this), including any post-bachelor’s graduate work, and no more than 9 hours of background deficiencies in the desired field. Some programs may require a higher minimum grade point average.

Non-Degree, Category A – Students who already possess a graduate degree and who do not wish to pursue a second degree, should apply for non-degree, category A admission. The student must have earned a bachelor’s degree in an education field from a regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another country whose requirements for the bachelor’s degree are substantially equivalent to an American four-year bachelor’s degree. The student must also have a grade point average of at least 2.750 based upon the last 60 hours of course work (or nearest semester or term break to this), including any post-bachelor’s graduate work. Some programs may require a higher minimum grade point average.


Certificate Requirements:

  • CESP 820 Learning Theory and Instruction – 3 hours (Spring)
  • CESP 811 Principles of Measurement and Program Evaluation – 3 hours (Fall)
  • CESP 816 Advanced Methods: Developing Critical and Creative Thought – 3 hours (Spring)
  • CESP 816A Internship: Developing Critical and Creative Thought – 3 hours (Fall)

Completion process:

  1. Student must notify the program area in writing of intent to complete the certificate.

  2. In the semester the certificate requirements are met students must:

• Prepare (with graduate advisor) and submit (to the Graduate School) a Plan of Study (for the certificate).

• Submit an Application for Graduate Certificate form, along with the $15 filing fee, to the Graduate School no later than the 20th day of classes for the fall or spring semester or the 10th day of classes for the summer semester.