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. Coursework 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 can be completed in as little as one semester based on your sequencing and course availability.