Program Details

Type: Asynchronous

Cost: $2,395

Duration: 6 months

Location: Online

Instructional Design

Advance our World, One Course at a Time

In the College of Education’s Online Instructional Design Certificate you’ll discover the keys to designing innovative and dynamic online learning experiences.


Course Highlights

With flexible enrollment options, expert guidance from seasoned instructors, and hands-on learning, you'll master the art of designing engaging online courses. In this program, you’ll develop a tailored portfolio that aligns with industry demands, and gain skills that make a real impact in modern education and business. Get ready to excel in the dynamic field of instructional design.


Required courses for certificate

Courses may be taken individually and in any order with the exception of the E-Learning Practicum. If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed with a C/pass or better.

Why take this program?

  • Apply instructional design theories, models, and state-of-the-art online tools.
  • Develop practical e-learning courses with critical components aligned to achieve established outcomes.
  • Establish and develop an online portfolio.
  • Receive one-on-one feedback while developing dynamic and engaging online learning courses.
  • Utilize instructional technology to develop a curriculum that motivates and engages the learner.


Program benefits

After completing this certificate's coursework, you'll be able to lead learning initiatives by designing online courses, programs and blended learning solutions or developing educational solutions for your company.

Graduates of this program are well-positioned to work in a training setting – such as a school district, university, or organization – educating employees or customers. Career examples include, but aren't limited to:

  • E-learning technologist
  • Instructional designer
  • LMS administrator
  • Online training manager
  • Technology integration specialist


For more information about this program:

Please contact College of Education Professional Development for Educators, call 541-737-8557, or use the chat feature in the bottom right-hand corner.