Graduate Certificate in Human Geography for AP®


Graduate students in the graduate certificate in human geography for AP® program at Elmhurst are required to successfully complete 5 courses for a total of 3.75 credits (15 semester hours). Participants who complete all courses leading up to the capstone course, have the opportunity to publish their lesson plans and/or exercises in The Geography Teacher.

Required Courses

  • APH 500 Teaching AP® Human Geography
  • APH 501 Learning to Teach Spatial Concepts and Tools
  • APH 502 Implementing Spatial Concepts and Tools into the Classroom
  • APH 503 Teaching Urban, Economic and Population Geography Issues
  • APH 504 AP® Human Geography Capstone

Program Format
This is a five-course part-time program that can be completed in less than one year. The program is offered fully online in eight-week sessions.

College Board, Advanced Placement and AP are registered trademarks of the College Board, which is not involved in the development or operation of Elmhurst College's AP Human Geography Certificate Course.

For more information, see Course Descriptions or contact us.

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