Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Online Teaching and 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 Online Teaching and Learning Certificate is designed to address the unique instructional knowledge and skills required to effectively design and deliver instruction online. Courses in this program focus specifically on developing practices using technology and other emerging methods for quality teaching and online learning in PK-20 settings, for adult learners, and in corporate settings. Learners acquire skills and knowledge for using technology in online settings including hybrid classrooms, along with techniques for creating effective online and blended environments. This program will prepare anyone with a commitment to effective learning the foundations, practical strategies and tactics to be an effective online educator in any learning context.

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

Program Requirements

Choose 3 of 4 courses9.0
The Learning Sciences
Using and Integrating Learning Technologies
Instructional Design Methods
Learning Technologies & Disabilities
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
EDLT 512 or 5513.0EDLT 5033.0ELL 5043.0
 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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