Ph.D. graduate students and Post-doctoral fellows are eligible to apply to the Johns Hopkins Teaching Academy Certificate program. Applications are accepted on a continual basis and activities taken previous to enrollment count retroactively. 

To be awarded a certificate, complete the requirements of the three phases (as detailed below) or propose a comparable training activity.  You may complete the Phases in any order, activities completed prior to enrollment may count retroactively and you may participate in the Teaching Academy trainings as long as you remain an affliate of Johns Hopkins University. 

Note: if you are in a visa status sponsored by JHU, you must contact the Office of International Services ( to determine your eligibility to engage in paid teaching activities.  Failure to do so could result in a violation of your visa status. 

Phase I
Attend a minimum of any 6 workshops from any combination of Phase I training workshops.

 The School of Public Health's TA training course may count as your Phase I activity. 


 The University Writing Program's training and teaching appointment fulfills the entire Certificate of Completion requirements.  

Eyes on Teaching

Workshop Series (Homewood Campus)

KSAS Graduate Teaching Seminar (Homewood Campus)


KSAS Graduate Teaching Seminar (Homewood Campus)


Pizza and Pedagogy Workshop Series (Homewood and East Baltimore Campuses)


CIRTL Workshops (Online)

Phase II
Complete one: course, 3-Day Teaching Institute or the IEE Summer Camp.

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching (Online - EdX platform)


Preparation for University Teaching (Homewood Campus)

R3: Evidence-Based Teaching 

Teaching, Learning and and Leading - in the classroom, the workplace and the community

Foundations of University Teaching and Learning  

Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching (Online - EdX platform)

Teaching Institute (Homewood and East Baltimore Campuses)

IEE Summer Camp (East Baltimore Campus)


CIRTL Courses (Online)

Phase III 
Complete a minimum of 6 hours teaching.  Please see the Teaching "Opportunities" tab for teaching options.  It is recommended that you have a least one classroom observation completed during your teaching assignment. 
Complete a 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 Dean's Teaching Fellowship Program, or as a HEART or SOUL instructor.

Participate in a Collaborative Teaching Fellows Appointment

Optional: Teaching-as_Research (CIRTL Practictioner)

Teaching-as-Research Fellowship Program