Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Learning Analytics

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: 13.0699
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1081

About the Program

The Learning Analytics program is designed to increase the ability of education practitioners to understand and improve instructional processes, understand the role of data in organizational change, and lead change in educational systems based on multiple data and information sources. The program prepares students to make data-driven decisions about education improvement using a broad range of data collection, analytical, and visualization methods. This program provides educators, instructional designers, researchers, and administrators with new tools for studying teaching and learning capable of providing actionable understandings. This afforable 9.0 credit stackable graduate certificate can be completed in three quarters of part-time study. 

Program Requirements

EDLT 591Learning Analytics: Lenses on students, teaching, and curriculum enactment3.0
EDLT 592Information Enabled Change in Educational Organizations3.0
EDLT 593Using Data to Understand Educational Systems3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
EDLT 5913.0EDLT 5923.0EDLT 5933.0
 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 the MS in Learning Technologies. 

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