In today’s world, businesses, government agencies, universities, schools and many other types of organizations are interested in hiring individuals who can create innovative approaches to online instructional design.
The certificate in Online Instructional Development is a non-degree program offered online that prepares you to design online instruction in a variety of settings. The program should be completed within a five-year period. Twelve credit hours earned (with a grade of “B” or higher) as a non-degree seeking student for the certificate may be applied toward your degree upon admission to the master’s program in Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies.
Any individual who has an undergraduate degree and is eligible to enroll as a non-degree seeking student, or who qualifies for graduate admission to the university, is eligible to apply for admission to the Online Instructional Development certificate program.
Step 1: Apply for admission to the University (select one)
Step 2: Complete Admissions Form
Admission to the graduate certificate program is required. Students are not enrolled in a certificate program by virtue of being enrolled in related courses. Students must apply to and be admitted to the certificate program in order to be considered enrolled.
Admission to College of Education (COE) graduate certificate programs requires submission of the Certificate Admissions Form to the appropriate department Certificate Program Coordinator (see respective certificate website for contact information) and to the COE Office of Academic Services and Intern Support prior to the completion of two courses in the certificate program.
The Certificate Admissions Form must identify the courses and anticipated semesters you intend to take to fulfill certificate requirements.
Required Core Courses
After all certificate coursework is completed, but no later than 2 weeks after grades post, a Certificate Completion Form must be filled out and submitted to the Program Coordinator. Approved completion forms will be forwarded for processing and posting to your official transcript.
Information about tuition and fees can be found here. Please note that students may incur costs associated with the purchase of books/materials for courses.