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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Engineering Education Graduate Certificate

The Engineering Fundamentals Program offers a stand-alone or add-on graduate certificate in engineering education. This certificate is for current graduate students or individuals with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, the physical sciences, mathematics, or education.

  • Through participation in the certificate, our graduate students will:
    • Be exposed to a diverse set of educational theories applicable to learning in engineering contexts
    • Write a research proposal for an education-based research project
    • Evaluate the quality of existing engineering education research publications
    • Develop effective, evidence-based teaching, learning, and mentoring practices
    • Create learning-centered syllabi, activities, and assignments
    • Identify research-based strategies to teach diverse populations

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus

Graduate Certificate Type



Credit Hours Required

12 graduate credit hours

Required Courses

Additional Course Requirements

 Contact Dr. Courtney Faber, EE Certificate Coordinator for questions.

Non-Course Requirements

To receive the certificate, students must:
1) complete the Graduate Certificate Course Verification Form (located on the Graduate School webpage under the Forms Central tab) and
2) through MyUTK, apply to graduate from the certificate program.