Graduate Certificate in eLearning and Instructional Design

Campus Locations Boston, Online
Also available 100% Online Yes
Other Format(s)
Credits Required for Graduation 16
Entry Terms Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter, Spring Quarter, Summer Quarter
Meets International Visa Requirements No

Overview

The eLearning and Instructional Design certificate increases opportunities for professional diversification and advancement as the contemporary landscape of learning increasingly requires a digital component. This curriculum prepares professionals to design pedagogically sound online, blended, and technology-enhanced educational experiences, from stand-alone workshops to program suites.

Certificate participants investigate the latest research on the science of learning, draw on research-based principles to design engaging online and mobile environments, and become prepared to respond innovatively to societal and institutional changes that impact the field of online and mobile education.

Students will have the option of applying their four courses toward the eLearning and Instructional Design M.Ed. program if they decide to pursue that degree.


Curriculum

 

Please note: Students who started this program prior to Fall 2017 should follow the curriculum reflected on their DegreeWorks audits via the self-service tab of their myNEU portal.  Please consult your advisor with any questions.


Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses (16 q.h.):  

EDU 6319 How People Learn 4 q.h.
EDU 6321 Models for Learning Design  4 q.h. 
EDU 6323 Technology as a Medium for Learning 4 q.h.
  eLID elective 4 q.h.

Sample Elective Course Titles (select one):

EDU 6324 Competencies, Assessment, and Learning Analytics 4 q.h.
EDU 6331 eLearning Design as a Collaborative Profession  4 q.h. 
EDU 6332   Open Learning 4 q.h.
EDU 6333 Social Media and Beyond 4 q.h. 

 

Required minimum credit hours: 16 q.h.


Admissions Requirements

Below are the official Admissions Requirements for this program.

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500-1000 words): identifying your educational goals and expectations from the program; please be aware that the University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to applicant's statement of purpose
  • Professional resume: Current resume that displays job responsibilities, relevant experience, and education history
  • Official undergraduate degree documentation
  • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language: English language proficiency guidelines
  • Website Transcript Copy: To submit and complete your application you are able to upload your unofficial transcript directly to your online application. It can be uploaded in PDF format directly to the online application. Please ensure that the scanned documents are readable and include all courses, grades, (i.e. marks, scores, etc.) and credits completed to date. The scanned documents should also include information pertaining to the institution's grading scale. If accepted, you will additionally need to provide your official transcript. In order for a transcript to be "official," it must be in a sealed envelope from the transferring college or university.

For general admissions information and recommended admissions deadlines, Graduate Admissions.

All requirements must be received prior to review.


Tuition

Estimated total tuition for this program is $8,832.00.

Tuition for individual courses is based on the number of quarter hours. Most courses are 3-6 quarter hours. See Graduate Tuition Rates for details.

Use our Tuition Calculator below to see if transfer credit or tuition reimbursement from your employer could reduce your total tuition.

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Please note: The estimated total tuition is based on tuition rates for Academic Year 2017-18 and does not include any fees or other expenses. Some courses and labs have tuition rates that may increase or decrease total tuition. Tuition and fees are subject to revision by the president and Board of Trustees at any time.

*A maximum of 9 quarter hours of graduate- or doctoral-level credit obtained at another institution may be awarded as Advanced Graduate Credit to the Doctor of Education program.

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