Teaching & Communication Ocean Sciences Broader Impacts
The Teaching and Communicating Ocean Sciences Broader Impacts Graduate Certificate program is intended to develop, practice and advance students skill set to lead broader impact activities and compare for competitive grant writing. Course activities will include practice in outdoor natural environments, labs and classrooms. Students will develop syllabus and practice teaching a component of an undergraduate STEM course, and a pre-college STEM program.
The Certificate is offered at the St Petersburg campus and partially online.
Applicants for the Certificate should have:
- A bachelor's degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited university or college.
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 on all work completed while registered as an upper-division baccalaureate student
Application ProcessTo learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
None are required.
Total of 12 credit hours for the certificate.
Required Courses (9 credit hours):
- OCE 6940C – Experimental Learning in Marine Science (3)
- OCE 6948 – Scientist in the Classroom (3)
- OCE 6949C – Developing and Teaching a STEM Course (3)
Electives (3 credit hours)Choose one of the follow:
- OCE 6950 – Teaching Broader Impacts of Ocean Sciences (3)
- OCE 6001 - Professional Development I (3)
*Other courses as approved by Certificate Director
Credit Toward Graduate Degree
Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.
ContactsDirector - Teresa Greely, PhD
Advisor - Angela Lodge, PhD