Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design for e-Learning

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's Degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
Instructional Delivery: Online, Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 13.0501
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 13-1151

About the Program

The Instructional Design for e-Learning  graduate certificate prepares students to apply the principles, theories, models, tools, and techniques of a variety of approaches to instructional design in diverse e-learning settings. This program focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for aspiring learning design professionals for PK-20 education, adult education, and workplace training who want to add formal instructional design credentials to their portfolio of preparation.

The Instructional Design for e-Learning graduate certificate program is appropriate for current or future leaders, managers, and practitioners in organizations, non-profits, schools, higher education, or any individual seeking to improve learning by creating effective environments and experiences for learners of any age-group from young children to adults. Entrepreneurs interested in this practice are especially welcome. Students are encouraged to integrate their professional experiences and engage co-learners from other environments in their explorations.

The focused Instructional Design for e-Learning graduate certificate may be taken as a stand-alone credential to supplement previous credentials. This affordable 9.0 credit stackable graduate certificate can be completed in three quarters of part-time study. 

Program Requirements

EDLT 551Instructional Design Methods3.0
EDLT 552Instructional Design: Project Management3.0
ELL 503Teaching and Learning Issues in E-Learning3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
EDLT 5513.0EDLT 5523.0ELL 5033.0
 3 3 3
Total Credits 9

Pathway to MS Completion

Note: This PBC may be used to earn 9.0 credits that applies towards attainment of the MS in Education Improvement and Transformation or MS in Learning Technologies (45.0 credits total) offered through the School of Education.

As the graphic below indicates, this certificate can be taken as a stand-alone certificate program or "stacked" as part of the MS in Education Improvement and Transformation or MS in Learning Technologies.  

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