Online Learning & Teaching Graduate Certificate

This graduate certificate prepares educators to design, develop, implement, manage and evaluate online learning environments and programs. This program may be completed 100% online.

Why Earn a Graduate Certificate in Online Learning and Teaching?

The online learning and teaching graduate certificate is designed for preK-12 educators, instructional leaders, program directors, professional development staff, higher education faculty, instructional design specialists, chief learning officers and other professionals.

Students gain deep understanding of online learning environments, principles of learning, and instructional design and development that research has shown is needed to create and manage quality online and blended learning environments and programs.

Certificate Requirements

  • ISTC 603 Foundations of Distance Education (3)
  • ISTC 605 E-Learning Design and Development (3)
  • ISTC 655 Developing Digital Multimedia Materials for Learning Design (3)
  • ISTC 663 Introduction to Learning Sciences (3)
  • ISTC 667 Instructional Design and Development (3)

The coursework from this program can be applied to the master’s in instructional technology with concentrations in either Instructional Design and Development or Educational Technology, depending on your professional goals.

View certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Online Options

This program may be completed 100% online or in a hybrid format. 

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

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