STEM Graduate Students and Postdocs can earn Certificates in College Teaching  at 3 Levels


 CIRTL Associate is a Category B Certificate which can lead to
Category A certificates of Practitioner and Scholar
No application is needed for CIRTL Associate

CIRTL Associate  Campus/Blended

CR

CIRTL Associate Online Track

CR

Required                    3 courses =  5  or 6 credits

Required                    3 courses  = 5 credits

 
-GRD 705 Teaching at the College Level
   Or GRD 715 TA Training for STEM Laboratory TAs
  Or GRD 752 Introduction to STEM Teaching
3
2
2
-GRD 752 Introduction to STEM Teaching

2

-GRD 750 CIRTL Seminar in Teaching & Learning I
     Or RHB 789 for Rehabilitation Science
1

-GRD 750 CIRTL Seminar in Teaching & Learning I

1

-GRD 716 Developing a Teaching Portfolio 2 -GRD 716 Developing a Teaching Portfolio 2
CIRTL Associate 5 or 6 credits

All CIRTL Coursework for which you register at UAB will appear on your transcript


CIRTL Practitioner Certificate        15 credit hours          

CIRTL Practitioner Campus/Blended

CR

CIRTL Practitioner Online Track

CR

Required          5 Courses = 10 credits       Required                     6 Courses   = 11 credits  
-GRD 705 Teaching at the College Level 3 -GRD 752 Introduction to STEM Teaching 2
-GRD 750 CIRTL Seminar in Teaching & Learning I
     Or RHB 789 for Rehabilitation Science
1

-GRD 754 Advanced STEM Teaching Approaches 2
-GRD 750 CIRTL Seminar in Teaching & Learning I 1
-GRD 716 Developing a Teaching Portfolio 2 -GRD 716 Developing a Teaching Portfolio 2
-GRD 751 CIRTL Seminar in Teaching & Learning II 1 -GRD 751 CIRTL Seminar in Teaching & Learning II 1
-GRD 755 CIRTL Teaching Practicum
     Or NTR 755 for Nutrition Science
3

-GRD 755 CIRTL Teaching Practicum

3

Choose 5 credits  of online or on-campus electives

 

Choose 4 credits of online Electives

 

See CIRTL Certificates Progress Sheet for List of All Elective Options
 


CIRTL Scholar Certificate          21 credit hours            

Earn Practitioner Certificate plus 2 additional Directed Study courses

CIRTL Scholar                      On Campus         

CIRTL Scholar                                Online        

 -GRD 759 CIRTL Teaching As Research 3  -GRD 759 CIRTL Teaching As Research 3
 -GRD 760 CIRTL  TAR Project 3  -GRD 760 CIRTL  TAR Project 3


Use this worksheet to track your progress toward CIRTL teaching certificates