The graduate certificate in K-12 Online Learning provides a foundation for developing the skills necessary for teaching in online, face-to-face, and hybrid instructional settings. This concentrated, 6-course graduate program is ideal if you currently have a master’s degree and seek additional coursework required to succeed as an online educator. If you do not have a master’s in education, you might want to consider our M.Ed. in Teaching degree, K-12 Online Learning concentration.

Certificate Objectives:

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Analyze effective teaching and assessment approaches in online learning contexts.
  • Evaluate ethical and legal issues related to online learning.
  • Apply technology tools to facilitate effective online learning.
  • Create instructional activities that meet the diverse needs of online learners.

This program has specific admission requirements.

Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)

EDUC621Online Learning for the Adult and the K-16 Learner 13
EDUC622Ethics and Legal Issues in Online Learning3
EDUC623Online Learning and Student Achievement3
EDUC624Assessment of Online Learning3
EDUC626Web 2.0 Technology Integration3
Select 1 course from the following:3
Instructional Design in Online Learning
Personalized and Individualized Online Learning
Total Semester Hours18
1

 This course is required as the first course in the program.