Make the Learning Process Easier
A well-developed learning experience makes all the difference. You can play a crucial role in this process by earning your graduate certificate in instructional design. Offered fully online, our 12-hour certificate program teaches you to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate a variety of learning modalities. As an instructional designer, your job may include consulting with faculty as they develop classes and course readings. Assisting with lab materials, suggesting learner-friendly language or developing study guides are just a few other ways you can help. Other industries benefit from instructional designers, too. Our program prepares you for careers in private and non-profit organizations, government agencies, educational institutions and more. Take the next step toward becoming an instructional designer by enrolling today!
6 months to 1 year
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Instructional Design Graduate Certificate:: Feature Courses
Provides instructional designers and trainers with knowledge and skills for selecting, applying, and evaluating basic instructional techniques and learning principles. Students will demonstrate competencies in presentations utilizing various instructional technologies and techniques.
This course will cover how to design a professional presentation for commonly performed tasks by learning and development professionals, such as call to actions, task explanation, or career development. Students will develop and deliver a recorded or live presentation addressing needs for clarity, structure, and audience attention.
Students will utilize a systems approach to design and develop instruction. The five phases of instructional design: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation are examined.
Methods of inquiry and analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of training, development, and performance improvement programs. Topics include various evaluation models, ways to assess satisfaction, learning, behavioral changes, and impacts, and how to integrate evaluation with planning or continuous improvements.