e-Learning and Instructional Design, Graduate Certificate

The e-learning and instructional design certificate increases opportunities for professional diversification and advancement as the contemporary landscape of learning increasingly requires a digital component. This curriculum is designed to prepare professionals to design pedagogically sound online, blended, and technology-enhanced educational experiences from stand-alone workshops to program suites.

Certificate participants investigate the latest research on the science of learning, draw on research-based principles to design engaging online and mobile environments, and become prepared to respond innovatively to societal and institutional changes that impact the field of online and mobile education.

Students will have the option of applying their four courses toward the e-learning and instructional design MEd program if they decide to pursue that degree.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

EDU 6319How People Learn4
EDU 6321Models for Learning Design4
EDU 6323Technology as a Medium for Learning4


Complete one of the following:4
Competencies, Assessment, and Learning Analytics
E-Learning Design as a Collaborative Profession
Open Learning
Social Media and Beyond

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

16 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required