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Teaching of Psychology Certificate

Advance your career to teach psychology at the college level.

Format: 
  • Online

Application Requirements

Currently, you must already be enrolled in a graduate degree program at Angelo State to apply for this certificate program.

You also need to have a basic foundation in all areas of psychology and a strong foundation in the areas of developmental and social psychology, as these are areas in which someone with a master’s degree would be likely to teach.

Credit Requirements

This graduate-level certificate program consists of 15 credit hours. That means you only have to complete five courses to earn your certificate.

*Completion of this certificate does not satisfy the requirements to obtain teacher certification at the secondary level.

Application Deadlines

As soon as you are admitted to a graduate degree program at Angelo State, you can apply for admission to this certificate program.

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Certificate Courses (3 credit hours each)

  • PSY 6302: Core Concepts in Psychological Science
  • PSY 6303: Social Psychology
  • PSY 6338: Educational Psychology
  • PSY 6347: Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 6361: Teaching of Psychology

Total credit hours: 15

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