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Certificate in Online Course Design

Craft cutting-edge learning materials for any environment

Quinnipiac's School of Education online graduate Certificate in Online Course Design will prepare you with the career-ready skills needed to research, plan, design and develop an effective online course. Craft cutting-edge online courses and fuel greater learning outcomes that can shape tomorrow’s leaders. 

9 Credits Customizable Curriculum

100% Online Format

1-2 Semesters Fast-Track Career Prospects

Quinnipiac’s online graduate Certificate in Online Course Design features:

  • Customizable Coursework: Choose any three instructional design courses to build a certificate that fits your professional goals.

  • Transferable Credits: All credits earned as part of your certificate may be applied towards the completion of Quinnipiac’s online MS in Instructional Design.

  • Outstanding Faculty: Courses are led by full-time practitioners who brings decades of industry experience and are committed to your success.

  • Flexible Coursework: Asynchronous coursework is designed to fit the busy schedules of working professionals.

  • Personalized Support: Form deep relationships and receive the attention you deserve from admissions to tech support.

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Your Future Is Bright

Recent statistics highlight the career benefits of earning your Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design:

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11,500 New Instructional Design Jobs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there will be 11,500 new instructional design jobs created through 2028, outpacing the national average.

67% of Job Openings

As of July 2021, 67% of all instructional designer job openings on LinkedIn are less than a month old, signaling a rising demand, specifically among universities and multinational organizations.

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$62.6K Average Salary

PayScale estimates the average instructional designer salary to be $62,649 nationwide with senior positions netting an average of 14% higher salaries.

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Ready to craft engaging teaching materials for any learning environment with a Certificate in Online Course Design? Complete the form to receive access to:

  • A dedicated advisor to answer any questions you have about the program or admissions process.

  • Special application offers and program-specific updates.

  • Exclusive content to build a premier application file.



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