Instructional Design and Development Certificate
Program Director: Dr. Liyan Song
The post-baccalaureate certificate in instructional design and development is an applied professional program that helps to educate leaders. The certificate program is open to professionals who are seeking to improve their skills and knowledge in technology integration. Students in Instructional Design and Development develop competencies in instructional design and related media. The track is ideal for students who wish to design training or instruction in business, industry, government or the military.
This program is designed to develop instructional design and media-related competencies for those who wish to work in training or instructional settings in business, industry, government, the military or medical education. This program is ideal for students who wish to design training or instruction in higher education, business, industry, government, or the military.
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university** with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 for full admission and 2.75 for conditional admission. All GPA calculations for admission are based upon the last 60 units of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study.
**See Exceptions to Policy in Graduate Admissions.
Non-immigrant International Students
Program Enrollment: F-1 and J-1 students are required to be enrolled full-time. The majority of their classes must be in-person and on campus. See the list of programs that satisfy these requirements, and contact the International Student and Scholars Office with questions.
This proposed PBC program in Instructional Design and Development will consist of the following four existing courses (12 units):
|ISTC 603||FOUNDATIONS OF DISTANCE EDUCATION||3|
|ISTC 655||DEVELOPING DIGITAL MULTIMEDIA MATERIALS FOR LEARNING DESIGN||3|
|ISTC 667||INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT||3|
|ISTC 767||ADVANCED INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT||3|
In addition, coursework from this PBC can be applied towards a Master’s in Instructional Technology. Understanding the fundamentals of Instructional Design is a critical need for leaders in today’s schools.
- Students will be able to demonstrate information literacy and technological competency.
- Students will be able to apply appropriate instructional design principles in the design and development of instruction/training.
- Students will be able to implement and evaluate distance-based technologies for teaching or training environments.