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Higher Education Teaching Specialist 

The Higher Education Teaching Specialist (HETS) designation is designed to enhance the instructional abilities of Faculty and Graduate Students who are working, or desire to work, in an institution of higher education. Through participation in a variety of courses, workshops, and teaching assessments, candidates will learn to implement best practices for teaching in higher education.

HETS candidates will be asked to utilize and assess a variety of pedagogical theories and methods, implement innovations in teaching strategies, and consider discipline-specific, classroom-based research findings in their instruction.

The minimum time frame to complete all requirements of the HETS designation is one (1) year, but can vary according to the participant's teaching schedule. Graduate students: The designation will be recorded on the official university transcript upon completion of your degree program.

 This program has been discontinued and will NO LONGER be OFFERED


Last Updated: 8/2/22