What does it cost?
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How long will it take?

The Corporate Learning Professional Certificate is a 12-credit-hour program of study that can be completed in two to three semesters.

Where can I take classes?
Online

Am I required to take classes at a specific location?
Online

Application Deadlines View Admissions Requirements

  • Fall: July 15
  • Spring: October 15
  • Summer: March 1

Corporate Learning Professional Certificate

The Corporate Learning Professional Certificate is a 12-credit-hour program of study. The content is the same as some of the courses taught in the M.S. Instructional Design and Technology program.

The online program is for individuals interested in working in a wide variety of education, training and development areas such as those found in business, industry, government agencies, the military and nonprofit organizations. This certificate is designed to meet the challenges created by the growing demand for instructional design, eLearning development and alignment of learning results with business results and programs in corporate learning organizations. The program emphasizes the competencies required to design, develop, facilitate and evaluate learning and development programs.

The goal of the certificate program is to help students meet the qualifications to advance in their field related to education and training, and open up additional avenues for the students to pursue a career in instructional design or human performance technology.

Through a combination of classroom and practical activities, this program provides participants with the opportunity to design, develop, manage and evaluate corporate learning solutions that make effective use of best practices and industry standards of development. Ample opportunities are provided for applying the competencies learned in the classroom to job-related situations.

Corporate Learning Professional Certificate

The Corporate Learning Professional Certificate is a 12-credit-hour program of study. The content is the same as some of the courses taught in the M.S. Instructional Design and Technology program.

The online program is for individuals interested in working in a wide variety of education, training and development areas such as those found in business, industry, government agencies, the military and nonprofit organizations. This certificate is designed to meet the challenges created by the growing demand for instructional design, eLearning development and alignment of learning results with business results and programs in corporate learning organizations. The program emphasizes the competencies required to design, develop, facilitate and evaluate learning and development programs.

The goal of the certificate program is to help students meet the qualifications to advance in their field related to education and training, and open up additional avenues for the students to pursue a career in instructional design or human performance technology.

Through a combination of classroom and practical activities, this program provides participants with the opportunity to design, develop, manage and evaluate corporate learning solutions that make effective use of best practices and industry standards of development. Ample opportunities are provided for applying the competencies learned in the classroom to job-related situations.

What does it cost?

Check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

How long will it take?

The Corporate Learning Professional Certificate is a 12-credit-hour program of study that can be completed in two to three semesters.

Where can I take classes?
Online

Learn more about the online program

Am I required to take classes at a specific location?
Online

Application Deadlines
View Admissions Requirements

  • Fall: July 15
  • Spring: October 15
  • Summer: March 1

Careers

As an online program, the certificate also places emphasis on the implementation of technology within instruction, thus providing flexibility to working professionals. The goal of the certificate program is to help students meet the qualifications to advance in their field related to online education and training, and open up other avenues for students to pursue a career in the fields of instructional design or human performance technology.

Program Details

When applying to the Corporate Learning Professional Graduate Certificate program, you will need to submit several documents for review.

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee of $50
  • Goals Statement (upload with the application)
  • Resume (upload with the application)
  • Official Transcript: minimum 2.5 undergraduate or 3.0 graduate GPA
    • Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended either electronically to gradapplytranscripts@gsu.edu or by mailing directly to Georgia State University | Office of Graduate Admissions | P.O. Box 4018 Atlanta, GA 30302

Students who complete the Corporate Learning Professional Certificate will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of learning theories and principles, models, tools and techniques which are applied to the systematic design of corporate learning and development solutions.
  • Apply instructional design principles to the design, development, and implementation of learning solutions in their work environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively lead the design of effective instructional content development through planning, development evaluation and management.
  • Implement eLearning solutions using Learning Management Systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and lead all phases of a corporate learning development project.
  • Demonstrate how to link learning results with business objectives and organizational results using learning analytics and impact evaluation.

Required

LT 7100 Design of Performance and Instructional Systems or equivalent (3 hours)

This course provides students with an in-depth study of instructional design and technology topics such as Conducting Needs and Instructional Analysis; Instructional Strategies and Detailed Design; and Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Instructional or Performance Systems. Topics may change. (Repeatable).

LT 8150 Project Management for Instructional Designers (3 hours)

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge of project management. Topics may vary. Examples of topics are Planning a Learning Development Project; Leading a Learning Development Project; Internal Consulting Skills for Effective Learning Project Managers. (Repeatable).

LT 8360 E-Learning Design and Development (3 hours)

Students design and develop eLearning content for educational and training purposes while learning to use state of the art digital tools for instruction.

LT 8720 Learning Analytics and Impact Evaluation (3 hours)

This course provides learning professionals the skills to design impact evaluations as part of their learning projects and use learning analytic methods to gather, analyze, interpret and provide conclusions on the effectiveness of learning initiatives on organizational goals. In addition, students completing this course demonstrate the ability to use data visualization and reporting dashboard techniques to report results to organizational stakeholders.

Number of credit hours of core curriculum courses (if applicable) and total credit hours for certificate completion.

Program total: minimum of 12 semester hours

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Description

Additional information

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Online

Required Campus

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Contacts

Program Coordinator
Mike Law
Profile
mlaw@gsu.edu

Mailing Address and Office Location
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Learning Sciences, Suite 750
30 Pryor St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303 USA

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