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Graduate Certificate in Online Learning & Teaching

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Online Learning and Teaching is designed to provide teachers with the technology resources to implement a modern online educational curriculum and is geared towards teachers and educators wishing to expand beyond the traditional classroom setting into leading a virtual classroom.  The curriculum is comprised of courses that focus on the key essentials of providing an online curriculum and consists of core courses in distance education, applications of the internet, designing online courses, teaching online courses, and research methods in online learning and teaching.  Graduates have the skills and knowledge to properly and effectively design an online curriculum, use multi-media applications, and teach online courses to other students.


  • Must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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