Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
Indiana State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design develops the knowledge and skills required for careers as instructional design specialists, for employment opportunities in grades PreK-12, higher education, business, government, military, or healthcare.  Competencies in the program focus on content knowledge, content pedagogy, learning environments, professional knowledge and skills, and research related to education, instruction, and training activities.  Courses are Production of Instructional Materials, Instructional Design, Learning Theory and Instructional Strategies, and Advanced Instructional Design.


  • Hold a baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution
  • Have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate coursework; or have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all courses taken at the graduate level
  • Other application materials may be required
  • The GRE is not required

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Students must be residing in either the United States or Canada, with the exception of U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.