Undergraduate Multicultural Teaching and Learning certificate

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:

  • Doctoral students seeking to develop their teaching and classroom skills
  • Administrators of academic support centers or programs


  • Improve the quality of instruction and academic support for diverse undergraduates.
  • Earn a credential that distinguishes you from other job candidates in a wide array of fields.
  • Obtain specialized knowledge and feel confident and self-assured in your work.



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)

  • CI 5105—Increasing Access and Success in Undergraduate Classrooms (3 cr)
  • CI 5106—Multicultural Teaching and Learning in Diverse College Contexts (3 cr)
  • OLPD 5712—Multicultural Theories of College Student Development Applied to Teaching and Learning (3 cr)

Elective (3 cr)

Contact the Program Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) for information regarding the 3 credit elective requirement.


Jeremy Hernandez
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
612-626-9377 | herna220@umn.edu