The use of the Internet to deliver education and training in fully-online and web-enhanced formats has grown in all sectors of our economy, creating a need for professionals who possess the skills to develop curriculum and facilitate high-quality online learning. This certificate program in online teaching, offered through the College of Education, prepares faculty members and trainers in all settings to design, produce, and facilitate online courses in accordance with best-practice guidelines. In keeping with the nature of this curriculum, all courses toward the certificate are offered online with no on-campus requirements.
The Certificate in Online Teaching will be awarded to participants who complete the 18 credit-hour program with a “B” or better in each required course and a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The required courses include the following: