UTC Certificate in Instructional Coaching


UTC is now offering a 12-credit certificate in Instructional Coaching.  This certificate is designed for educators who either already have a masters degree and want to complete a concentration in instructional coaching, or for students who don’t have a masters degree but who want to begin an advanced program in education.

This certificate program will develop and strengthen skills needed by instructional coaches to assist classroom teachers to improve instruction, design quality curriculum, and effectively use data to determine areas in need of improvement.

Most of the courses are delivered in a hybrid format, with about half of the instruction done online.  


Required coursework:

EDAS 5710 Leadership for School Improvement


EDAS 5750 Instructional Leadership and Assessment



Elective Coursework

Students must select two of the following courses:

EDAS 5740 Curriculum Leadership


EDUC 5080 Collaboration and Consultation


EDUC 5710 Principles of Instructional Design and Development



The certificate program can be completed in as few as two semesters

Students must be admitted into the graduate school at UTC

Most courses count toward a Masters Degree in School Leadership should the student wish to continue in a masters program (must be accepted into the school leadership program)