24 months
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732 USD/credit 6588 USD/year
732 USD/credit 6588 USD/year
505 USD/credit 4545 USD/year
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About

A graduate certificate in Service - Learning and Community - Based Learning in Postsecondary Education at Portland State University will help you gain high impact strategies for how to teach, coordinate, lead, research, and assess service-learning for educational improvement and community enhancement. 

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Overview

Students, faculty, administrators, and community partners from around the world connect with PSU each year to learn programmatic, teaching, learning, and engaged scholarship techniques of service-learning.

The Service - Learning and Community - Based Learning in Postsecondary Education program at Portland State University is for:

  • College staff and administrators who coordinate and direct various forms of civic engagement
  • K-12 teachers, faculty, and instructors interested in connecting academic content with experiential and community-based learning and service activities
  • Other professionals interested in connecting non-profit agencies, NGOs, and social service organizations with colleges and schools.

Career

College Staff and Administrators who (or who want to) coordinate and direct various forms of civic engagement including volunteerism, community service, service-learning, and community-based learning.

Faculty/Instructors at colleges and Teachers in K12 schools interested in connecting academic content with experiential and community-based learning and service activities including how to conduct community-based research, assessment of outcomes, and the scholarship of engagement.

Community Professionals interested in connecting non-profit agencies, NGOs, and social service organizations with colleges and schools in order to support student learning and community enhancement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Service-Learning
  • Service-Learning Leadership & Policy
  • Teaching Diverse Adult Learners
  • Leadership in Educational and Community Organizations
  • Curriculum & Pedagogical Design
  • Civic Engagement Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

18 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale) from the degree granting institution(s). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 
  • Copies of official degree certificate/diploma
  • Certified translation of transcripts
  • Financial documentation demonstrating adequate financial support for at least the first year of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 732 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 732 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4545 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 505 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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