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Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design

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In today’s interconnected digital landscape, educators in classrooms and corporate offices alike are leveraging new technologies to improve learning outcomes. The Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design program, offered entirely online, prepares professionals with the technological skills and instructional design strategies needed to develop effective programs for every environment.

Program Overview

Help shape the future of learning

As technology continues to influence education, traditional classrooms are being brought online and Fortune 500 organizations are investing heavily in online training resources for employees. This shift has created a demand for professionals with the instructional design expertise needed to research, design and develop effective digital education materials.

The Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design builds the actionable skills and strategies needed to jumpstart your career as an instructional designer. Course work delves first into the many ways people learn before covering best practices for designing effective multimedia courses. As you progress through the program, you will apply this knowledge by creating a model course of your own design.

The Graduate Certificate in Online Course Design can be completed entirely online and allows you to choose a course sequence that best fits your schedule and expectations. This program offers start dates in the spring, summer and fall, and may be completed in as little as one semester based on your sequencing and course availability.

About Online Learning

Flexible scheduling meets world-class education

Online learning with Quinnipiac University delivers the guided educational experience of a traditional, instructor-led environment coupled with the schedule flexibility needed for adult learners to succeed. Innovative teaching methods and asynchronous classes enable students to work at their own pace, while also enjoying peer interaction and a collaborative learning experience to maximize their learning outcomes.

Curriculum and Requirements

Online Course Design Certificate Curriculum

Required Courses
IDN 525Instructional Design for Digital Environments3
IDN 529Educational Media Design Lab3
IDN 532Design and Development of Online Learning3
Total Credits9

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