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Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education Program Details

In our Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education program, you'll deepen your knowledge of the curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, and implementation of IB programs at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.


Fully Online

You'll complete 100% of your coursework online.

Location: Online

Start Dates: Fall 2024, Spring 2025, Fall 2025, and Spring 2026

Total Credits


Finish in as Few as

16 weeks


  • International Baccalaureate Foundations and Frameworks (TEAC771)

    Consideration of International Baccalaureate philosophy given students' worldview. In depth personal reflection and practice regarding an inquiry mindset. Consideration of the principles of learning, curriculum structures, and assessment practices that support IB programming.

    4 credits

  • International Baccalaureate Pedagogy and Programme Development (TEAC772)

    Analysis and application of curricular design, instructional scheme, and assessment practice to one specific IB programme: Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, or Diploma Programme.

    4 credits


Take the certificate courses as a stand-alone program or use the credits as a concentration in Bethel’s M.A. in Education K-12 program.

Recognized by the IBO

Bethel's Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education is recognized by the International Baccalaureate Organization, making students who successfully complete it eligible for the International Baccalaureate in Teaching and Learning granted directly by IB.