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Graduate Certificate in Distance Learning & Administration

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Distance Learning and Administration program is designed to provide opportunities to learn the basic principles of distance delivery of classes, to manage distance-delivered classes and evaluate their effectiveness, and to administer distance education programs.  The curriculum provides an overview of theories, instructional design and development, and current issues and trends while introducing distance learning administration and program development.  Coursework provides knowledge and skills in the design of instruction, internet tools for instruction, and management of programs including course management and planning, faculty development and support services, student services, and future trends.


  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 2.7 (4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges