Florida - Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Extension



USA /North America

Institution/Organization offering the Certificate

University of Florida, Department Agricultural Extension and Education

Name of the Certificate

Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Extension (on-line)



Contact information


What is the target group?


What are the entry requirements?


What are the desired outcomes / learning objectives of this program in terms of skills, knowledge, attitudes?


What is the structure and duration? Part time/full time?

The certificate program includes 12 modules that are narrated PowerPoint, with supplemental activities and materials and a quiz that needs to be completed.  When all 12 modules are satisfactorily competed, the  University of Florida/Department Agricultural Extension and Education issues a certificate to the participant.

Where are the courses as such held? Online/face to face? At which institution?


What kind of “assignments” need to be completed? Is there an experiential learning component? A research project or thesis?


What is the cost of this certificate? (e.g., tuition cost; or describe funding model)

Non-Florida fee for entire certificate program will probably be $400.

Is this certification linked with a professional association? 

Is the certificate a pre-requisite for membership? 

Does a professional association provide oversight of this program or merely an endorsement?


Does this certification result in a license to practice in extension? Is such a license (or certificate) mandatory to practice or just optional?


Is there a requirement for maintaining the certification (e.g., CCA has to do 40 hours of continued education every 2 years)


Who provides oversight for this program? (Accreditation)


Additional Comments

Access to the program is scheduled to open in January 2012 for county agents in Florida, and then to the entire country later, probably March 2012.