E-Learning Certificate


This fully web-based, 12-hour graduate certificate targets individuals interested in working as e-learning practitioners in K-12, higher education, corporate, or e-learning industries. Candidates will be able to serve as effective online educators by advancing knowledge and skills in electronic learning, both conceptual and practical; and meet changing job requirements in response to current trends in e-learning.


The E-Learning Certificate program has been certified by The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). With its primary purpose of validating designated programs in the information and communications technology field, this endorsement has made the E-Learning Certificate program one of the first certificate programs to receive AECT’s seal of approval in the country.

Click on the following link to learn more: E-Learning Certificate Program.


  • This program is delivered completely online through a courseware management system (currently BlackBoard) in conjunction with a conference management system (currently BlackBoard Collaborate).
  • Learn how to design, develop, implement, and evaluate instructional solutions for e-learning environments.
  • All of the courses from this graduate certificate are fully transferrable into the Master of Education in Educational Technology.
  • Courses include a variety of asynchronous and synchronous learning activities that are collaborative, engaging, dynamic, and interactive, using the latest technology tools in e-learning.

E-Learning graduates will be prepared to work as instructional designers/developers in higher education, or industries with an e-learning workforce.


12 Credit Hour Program:

  • EDTC 6321 – Instructional Design
  • EDTC 6323 – Multimedia/Hypermedia
  • EDTC 6358 – Theory and Practice of e-Learning
  • ELECTIVE with an emphasis on e-learning production

Click on the following link to download the E-Learning Certificate Degree Plan.

Note. This program does not allow courses to be transferred from other programs or institutions.


For more information about this program please contact:

Cheng-Chang “Sam” Pan, Ph. D.
Educational Technology
(956) 882-7805