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

How long will it take?

Minimum of 12 semester hours

Where can I take classes?
Online

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

ALL REQUIRED CLASSES TO EARN A DEGREE CAN BE COMPLETED ONLINE

Application Deadlines

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

Online Learning Design and Development, Graduate Certificate

Our online Learning Design and Development program is for you if you’re ready to become an eLearning designer.

This online program is designed 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 eLearning courses and programs in education sectors and the workplace. The program emphasizes the competencies required to design, develop, facilitate and manage e-learning programs.

Through a combination of classroom and practical activities, this program provides participants with the opportunity to design, produce and evaluate eLearning activities 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.

Online Learning Design and Development, Graduate Certificate

Our online Learning Design and Development program is for you if you’re ready to become an eLearning designer.

This online program is designed 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 eLearning courses and programs in education sectors and the workplace. The program emphasizes the competencies required to design, develop, facilitate and manage e-learning programs.

Through a combination of classroom and practical activities, this program provides participants with the opportunity to design, produce and evaluate eLearning activities 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?

Minimum of 12 semester hours

Where can I take classes?
Online

Learn more about the online program

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

ALL REQUIRED CLASSES TO EARN A DEGREE CAN BE COMPLETED ONLINE

Application Deadlines

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

Careers

This online program is designed 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.

Program Details

Objectives

Students who complete the Online Learning Design and Development Certificate will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of learning theories and principles, models, tools and techniques that are applied to the systematic design of Online Learning Modules, Courses and Programs.
  • Apply instructional design principles to the design, development and implementation of online learning activities in their work environment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively lead the design of effective online instruction through planning, development, evaluation and management.
  • Implement eLearning solutions using learning management systems and have a basic skill set of the critical components of deploying courses via SCORM 1.2 and beyond (xAPI) and ensure 508 compliance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and lead all phases of an online learning design project.

Program of Study

Prerequisite (3):

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

Required (12):

  • LT 8050 Evaluation and Assessment of Online Learning  (3)
  • LT 8360 E-Learning Design and Development (3)
  • LT 8400 Developing Digital Multimedia for Learning (3)
  • LT 8440 eLearning Environments (3)

Program Total: minimum of 12 semester hours

Admissions Requirements

When applying to the Online Learning Design and Development (online program), Graduate Certificate program, you will need to submit several documents for review.

  • Official Transcript: bachelor’s degree with minimum 2.50 GPA required for admission consideration
    • submit transcripts from all colleges/universities attended

IMPORTANT: Georgia State University is not authorized to deliver online academic programs to out-of-state students residing in Kentucky and Massachusetts. If you reside in one of these states, you may consider attending classes on-site.

Funding Your Graduate Education

Cost of attendance and funding opportunities are integral to your decision to attend graduate school.  Georgia State University is proud to offer a variety of funding opportunities, from assistantships to fellowships.

Awards and Assistantships

Various awards, assistantships, and fellowships are available to new and current graduate students.  We encourage you to contact your department, college, school or institute of interest to get more information about the assistantships and fellowships that they offer their students.

The Scholarship Resource Center offers guidance and support to students seeking financial assistance through scholarship opportunities, including this scholarship library.

Fellowships

The Office of Graduate Programs’ Fellowship Advisor works with students interested in applying for nationally prestigious and competitive fellowships.  The Office of Graduate Programs also coordinates the application process for students applying to the Second Century Initiative, the Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship, and the Dissertation Library Travel Awards.

Cost Calculator

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Description

Additional information

campus

Online

non-degree

Graduate Certificate

Contacts

Program Coordinator
Mike Law
mlaw@gsu.edu

Learning Sciences
DLSRecruitment@gsu.edu
404-413-8040

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

The information shared here is intended to provide an overview of Georgia State University’s offerings. For official details on admissions requirements, tuition, courses and more please refer to the university catalogs.