The 9-credit graduate certificate in online course design is focused on providing the knowledge and experience that you need to develop online courses across a range of disciplines. Your sequence of 3 graduate-level courses will begin with an examination of the instructional design process–using what we know about how people learn to help us design effective educational materials. You will then delve into best practices of online course design, create a model course, and explore multimedia project development using a number of tools and resources.

Required Foundation Courses (9 credits):
Course Title Credits
IDN 525 Instructional Design for Digital Environments 3
IDN 529 Educational Media Design Lab 3
IDN 532 Design and Development of Online Learning 3

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.