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Adult Teaching (Certificate NDP) 
Program Description

The Adult Teaching certificate provides individuals the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to teach adult learners.  The program also assists individuals to plan courses and workshops, and planning evaluation methods.  This certificate is intended for individuals interested in teaching at the post-secondary level and within community settings (e.g., Extension education).

Department/Academic Unit(s)

Agricultural Education -

The Department of Agricultural Education contributes to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' unique functional role as a leader in the University's land-grant mission by providing an array of programs in formal undergraduate and graduate instruction, research, and service to enable the people of Arizona, the nation, and beyond to improve the quality of their lives.  The primary mission of Agricultural Education is serving a diverse population through teaching, application, integration, and discovery in agriculture, applied science, education, innovation, leadership, and technology leading to successful careers in education, community leadership, and industry.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences  
Campuses where offered
Main Campus - Tucson UA Online  
Admissions Contact
Amanda A Zaman
Graduate Program Coordinator
Amanda A Zaman
Director of Graduate Studies
Matthew M Mars
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
Tuition and Fees
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Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

1. Statement of Purpose
2. Official transcripts

Requirements include:
3.0 GPA
Bachelor's Degree

Standardized Tests

Minimum TOEFL: 550 (paper-based); 79 (internet-based)
Minimum IELTS: 7

Financial Aid

No financial aid opportunities are available for non-degree seeking programs.

Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: May 15
  • Spring: October 15
  • Summer: February 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: May 15
  • Spring: October 15
  • Summer: February 1
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 3908

Completion Requirements

Degree Requirements
Minimum credits: 13
Core coursework:
A ED 601: Philosophy and Practices of Instructional Methods (3)
A ED 621: Program Planning and Evaluation (3)
A ED 697C: Workshop on Teaching at the College Level (3)
A ED 593: Internship (3-4)


Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
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Last revised 29 Mar 2019