Students in this program will complete 12 credit units of coursework to add SoTL skills and knowledge to their current qualifications, repertoire of research skills and disciplinary knowledge. The program will provide a background in SoTL and an introduction to SoTL-specific approaches to scholarship. The program will culminate in a field experience in which the student carries out an articulated and approved study in SoTL, and publishes it in an approved venue.

Admission Requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • successful completion of a four-year bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university
  • teaching experience or equivalent experience in a non-formal or training environement
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.

For more information on language proficiency requirements, see the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Academic Policies for more information.

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses (12 credit units)

  • SOTL 801.3
  • SOTL 802.3
  • SOTL 803.3
  • SOTL 804.3