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178 Pillsbury Drive SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Fax: 612-624-3377

Undergraduate Studies:

Graduate Studies:


Undergraduate Multicultural Teaching and Learning Certificate

Effective July 1, 2015 this program has moved from the Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning to the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development.

Deepen your professional impact with undergraduates through our 4-course Certificate.

Developed to assist practitioners in supporting diverse undergraduate students, the program integrates current research on student development and multicultural education to broaden your knowledge, expand your influence, and increase student engagement and success.

Professional Development for:


To obtain the undergraduate multicultural teaching and learning graduate certificate, students must take 3 core courses (9 credits) and 1 elective course (3 credits) for a minimum of 12 course credits.

Core Courses (9 cr)

Elective (3 cr)

Contact the program DGS, Karen Miksch, for information regarding the 3 credit elective requirement.

How to Apply

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be submitted at any time. Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. A minimum 2.8 GPA is preferred.

Application Materials

All applicants must submit the following items:

Application Instructions

Program Completion

Final certificate clearance depends on completion of all course requirements, including the posting of final grades to the student’s transcript, and approval by program faculty.

In addition to completing all program requirements, students must complete the following forms:

CEHD Graduate Student Operations clears certificates on a monthly basis. Forms must be submitted on or before the first day of the month that the student intends to graduate. Students who submit forms after the first day of the month will be cleared to graduate at the end of the following month.

Successful completion of the certificate will be noted on the student's official University of Minnesota transcript and an official certificate will be issued.


Questions regarding the admissions process, admissions documents, or general information about the program should be directed to:

Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of Graduate Studies

Specific questions regarding course content should be directed to:

Karen Miksch
Director of Graduate Studies for the Undergraduate Multicultural Teaching and Learning Certificate
Coordinator, Higher Education Program Track

Revised October 5, 2016


Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and may be submitted at any time.

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