Online E-learning Graduate Certificate
Gain specialized knowledge in learning and instructional design with a focus on e-learning practices using current technologies.
The Learning Technologies Certificate with a Concentration in E-Learning provides specialized knowledge in instructional design and e-Learning practices that utilize current and emerging technologies to meet education and training goals in government, industry, and non-profit organizational settings. Courses for this certificate program are offered in a part-time online format that provides flexibility and accessibility for working professionals from across the state or across the globe. All 15 credits may be applied to the MS in Learning Design and Technology.
Why Choose Mason
- Courses are offered in a convenient, part-time asynchronous format.
- Our School of Education is ranked 59 out of 392 schools of Education by U.S. News & World Report .
- Out competetive tuition makes our top-rated education available to more students.
Who Should Apply
Though you don't need to hold a specific undergraduate degree to succeed in the program, applicants tend to have degrees in the behavioral, informational, or social sciences; business; or education.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports the position of training and development specialist is projected to grow 9% by 2028—faster than the average of all occupations.
- EDIT 611: Innovations in e-Learning (3 credits)
- EDIT 705: Instructional Design (3 credits)
- EDIT 706: Business of Learning Design and Technologies (3 credits)
Select 6 credits from the following:
- EDIT 526: Web Accessibility and Design (1 credit)
- EDIT 530: Scripting and Programming (2 credits)
- EDIT 571: Visual Design and Applications (1 credit)
- EDIT 573: Project Management (1 credit)
- EDIT 574: Social Media and Digital Collaboration Applications (1 credit)
- EDIT 575: e-Learning Design Applications (1 credit)
- EDIT 576: Mobile Learning and Applications (1 credit)
- EDIT 601: Exploring Trends and Professional Identity in the Learning Design and Technology Field (1 credit)
- EDIT 701: Exploring Career Opportunities in the Learning Design and Technology (LDT) Field (1 credit)
- EDIT 710: Online Teaching Essentials (1 credit)
- EDIT 772: Virtual Worlds, Augmented Reality, and Gaming Applications (1 credit)
Total credits: 15
To apply to this program, click here for the application.
|TUITION CLASSIFICATION||COST PER CREDIT|
|Distance learning fee||$35.00|
|Total cost for Virginia residents per credit||$840.00|
|Total cost for non-Virginia residents per credit||$840.00|
|Graduate new student fee
(non-refundable, one-time fee)
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