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Earn a Lehigh Graduate Certificate in as little as 4 courses!

Earn a Lehigh University College of Education Certificate of Completion in the concentration that’s right for you!

Certificate in Behavior Analysis

This certificate program provides a concentration of coursework in behavior analysis for practitioners interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in implementing evidence-based behavioral support strategies. These course hours can be applied to the coursework required for the Pennsylvania Behavior Specialist licensure (you will need to meet additional hours and requirements to qualify).

Certificate in Global Citizenship

The Certificate in Global Citizenship requires the completion of 19 credits, is open to undergraduates from all of Lehigh’s colleges, and prepares students for engaged living in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing world.

International School Counseling

Career, academic, cultural transition, and mental health issues have become a main focus in international schools. This certificate emphasizes counseling in community, school, and family settings within international communities. The certificate program consists of a concentration of 4 courses (12 credit hours) in the area of International School Counseling. Students can complete the 4 courses over the span of one year; however, this is not required. 

Teacher Leadership Certificate

Lehigh's 12-credit Certificate program is targeted toward K-12 classroom teachers who wish to acquire school leadership skills without having to leave teaching. The Teacher Leader program applies a systems approach to creating change as it develops leadership skills. 

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Lehigh's TESOL Certificate is designed for individuals interested in the TESOL profession, whether in domestic or international settings. This practical and versatile four-course certificate will assist current or prospective educators in developing their pedagogical expertise in TESOL best practices that they can utilize in higher education, adult/literacy education, and English as a foreign language (EFL) education classrooms. 

Technology Use in the Schools

Lehigh's 12-credit Certificate program is aimed at post-certification in-service teachers, informal educators, and others seeking to expand their pedagogical skills and knowledge of instructional technology. Students enrolled in the Technology Use in the Schools certificate program will learn best practices in how to implement and integrate new and emerging instructional technologies to enhance learning outcomes in a variety of school settings and informal learning environments.

Leveling up to a Master's Degree?

If you are working on your Lehigh Certificate and plan to enroll as a Master's student you must first apply (and be offered acceptance) to become a Master's student in the College of Education.