The Graduate Clinical Certificate program offers opportunities for healthcare workers who desire to teach in a clinical healthcare program. This Graduate Certificate Program is completely online and designed for instructors or future instructors in clinical programs such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, and communication sciences and disorders.
This Certificate program prepares participants to assume roles in various employment environments and provides them with the tools to initiate as well as to adapt to change. Course work is designed to promote advanced communication and interpersonal skills, critical and reflective thinking, evidence-based decision making, problem-solving, technology and information literacy, interprofessional collaboration, scholarly inquiry and application, ethical and professional behavior, and the value of lifelong learning. Students will be able to participate with faculty mentorship, in a practicum experience to apply knowledge gained in the program.
This online asynchronous program was designed to help healthcare professions meet the accreditation needs in educational methodology for clinical faculty and help clinicians transition into clinical education. It is a 9-month program meant for the working healthcare clinician.