International Teaching

Volume 1: 2022.2023

Effective 1 June 2022 through 31 May 2023

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Graduate Certificate
18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Education. It is available at select international campuses.  Please see the Campus Locations and Offering section of this catalog for a list of campuses where this program is offered.  

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures under the Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Program Description

The university certificate program in international education aims to provide educational professionals with the habits of mind, knowledge and skills for designing learning experiences in the international schooling context. The certificate focuses on educational research, pedagogy, and assessment of learning for diverse learners.  Participants apply theories of learning and creativity as well as feedback and assessment within the framework of teaching and learning.  

To attain the certificate, students must complete 18 hours of coursework with a GPA of 3.0 or better and a B- or better in all courses.  Elective hours for coursework in the program must be approved by the EDIN advisor or the director of the Center for Creativity and Innovation. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Describe important concepts and skills of global citizenship education for effective pedagogy
  • Discuss effective learning strategies and high-impact practices for the international education classroom
  • Articulate learning strategies based on international goals and standards for problem-solving and global teaching


  • EDIN 5001 Foundations of Global Citizenship (3 hours)
  • EDIN 5180 Creativity and Innovation (3 hours)
  • EDIN 5461 Curriculum: Creativity and Design (3 hours)
  • EDIN 5630 Creative Multimedia Design for Innovative Learning (3 hours)
  • EDIN 6001 Integrated Studies: Education and Innovation (3 hours)

Elective (3 credit hours) 

Choose one from the following list:

  • EDIN 5190 Leadership and Innovation (3 hours)
  • EDIN 5120 Instructional Development (3 hours)
  • EDIN 5750 Special Institute (3 hours) (May be repeated if content differs)
  • EDIN 5840 Innovations in Learning Systems: Global Perspectives (3 hours)
  • Other course as approved by the EDIN advisor or the director of the Center for Creativity and Innovation (3 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general admission requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution electronically to If this service is not available, send transcripts to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119 

Additional Requirements

Requirements for admission to the international teaching certificate program include:

  • Receipt of official transcripts from the baccalaureate granting institution
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5