Instructional Design and Technology Certificate Program

This program is designed for education professionals and corporate trainers who are interested in instructional design, alternative instructional delivery systems, and integrating technology into instruction. Participants will get hands-on experience applying multimedia design principles using authoring tools, and build a portfolio that demonstrates e-learning artifacts created that will highlight skills and competencies gained. 

Quick Facts About the Program

To earn the Instructional Design and Technology Certificate, students need to complete four courses from this learning path.

Core Courses (Required)

  • Multimedia Design and Publication: Gain an in-depth look at multimedia tools, design, development, publication, and evaluation to establish what works and explain how it works. Learn how to work with text, graphics, video, and sound to create instructional activities that incorporate various approaches to teaching and learning.
  • Exploring Educational Technology Tools: Learn how to design and build interactive, dynamic, and immersive learning experiences through the purposeful exploration of educational technology tools. Gain mastery in utilizing a variety of tools through rich and robust hands-on activities.

Electives (Select 2 courses)

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL): Examine current UDL principles and trends as well as how to leverage that knowledge to create deeper engagement and comprehension.
  • Practices in Online Instructional Design: Apply tested theories of learning to online education.
  • Fundamental Skills of Instructional Technologists: Learn to oversee the smooth implementation of technology throughout your organization. This course is recommended for K-12 Educators and Administrators.

The program includes 4 courses, and each course is 5 weeks long. The program offers starts 3 times a year. Learn more and enroll in the next program start on our enrollment page.

The program is offered in an online format.

The program cost is $2,000. For payment options, please visit our financial assistance page.

The Office of Professional Advancement has instituted a badging system that allows graduates to virtually display a badge, which showcases their new skillset to prospective employers and professional colleagues.

Upon successful program completion (2 core courses and 2 elective courses), students will earn a digital badge. Students will receive an email with instructions on how to collect their badges. Once collected, students can display their badges on social media sites like LinkedIn. 

For more information about our career and professional development badging, please call us at (305) 284-4000.

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