Design and Making in Education, P.B.C.


The Design and Making in Education post-baccalaureate certificate focuses on Making/Makerspaces across formal and informal learning contexts. Students learn a suite of Making practices, informed by theoretical lenses grounded in equity and strength-based approaches.

The program integrates research on equity and social justice education within the context of Makerspaces to support practitioners to integrate making and design into their instruction and professional practice. The certificate program focuses on best practices in the set up and organization of Makerspaces, as well as the design of learning activities to support making and design in educational settings.

Program Distinctions

The UNCG School of Education is the top ranked regional Graduate School of Education in North Carolina.

The Student Experience

250,000 hours of service are provided by our students and faculty each year to schools and community organizations in our region.

After Graduation

  • Upon completion of this degree, you may be eligible for various positions in your school districts like curriculum specialists, curriculum facilitators, STEM coordinators, and other leadership roles at your school sites.
  • Example careers include: 
    • Lead Teacher
    • STEM Coordinator
    • Librarian
    • After School Coordinator
    • Curriculum Specialist

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