Instructional Design Certificate Online
Online Teaching Knowledge and Skills
Program Code: CTPIND
We have designed the Instructional Design Certificate to build your instructional design skills. Higher education requires instructional design skills and experience to support faculty. K12 is following this trend and industry has long been at the forefront of integrating designed educational experiences into their training systems.
We offer the IDC in a 100% online format to optimize flexibility and convenience for participants from a broad geographic area. The program serves those who desire to transition into the field of instructional design. We have designed the certificate for individuals from a variety of backgrounds who seek to design instruction for their specific area of expertise as well as those who wish to focus on online learning in general.
Many certificate holders pursue opportunities in government, education, and industry. The Professional Instructional Design Certificate prepares professionals with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to work independently and collaboratively in this fast-growing occupation.
For those interested in job prospects in the instructional design field in higher education, this article may be helpful, The Quest for Great Instructional Designers."
|Term||Instructional Design Certificate Courses||Credits|
|Fall||EDCT 6012 Teaching and Learning Online||4|
|Fall||EDCT 6030 Principles of Instructional Design||4|
EDCT 6901 - Workshop in Computer Education: Special Topics
Completion of the program earns participants 9 semester hours of graduate credit, all of which can be applied as progress toward a Master of Education in Computer Education and Technology degree or up to 8 hours may be used toward meeting requirements of the Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Technology at Ohio University.
Tuition and Fees
Please check out the Bursar's website for the latest information. Please note that as a non-degree program, the certificate is not eligible for federal financial aid.
Applicants should submit an online non-degree application, official transcripts, and the $35 application fee and select CTPIND. Classes start at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. Ohio University employees interested in this for spring must apply by November 15, 2021.
Please note: Recommendation letters are not a requirement for admission to the certificate program. As well, no GRE is required. Individuals are encouraged to apply early as enrollment is limited.
PLEASE NOTE: If a student is already enrolled in another program at the University, please contact Lisa Dael for the admission process. If you are taking the certificate as a stand-alone program, select CTPIND when applying.
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