Ph.D. graduate students in or beyond their second year of graduate work and Post-doctoral fellows are eligible to apply to the Preparing Future Faculty Teaching Academy Certificate program.

To be awarded a certificate, complete one activity in each phase or propose a comparable activity.

Phase I -
6-10 hours of introductory teaching material

Eyes on Teaching Workshop Series


Teaching Topics and Tapas


CIRTL Workshops and Courses

Phase II -
minimum of 12 hours or 1-credit of instructional material development

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching


Preparation for University Teaching
(Search for course title)

Teaching at the University Level
(3rd Term)

Teaching Institute

Phase III -
minimum of 6 hours teaching as instructor of record
Complete a mentored Teaching Practicum that may include:

Teaching a credit or non-credit course during the academic year, intersession or summer terms.

Apprentice with a faculty to teach a portion of their course.

Participate in a Teaching Fellowship Program

Participate in a Collaborative Teaching Appointment

Optional -

TAR@Hopkins Program