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Online Instructional Development web site.
In today's world, businesses, government agencies, universities, schools and many other types of organizations are interested in hiring individuals who can create innovative approaches to online instructional design.
The certificate in Online Instructional Development is a non-degree program offered online that prepares you to design online instruction in a variety of settings. The program should be completed within a five-year period. Twelve credit hours earned (with a grade of "B" or higher) as a non-degree seeking student for the certificate may be applied toward a degree upon admission to the Master's program in Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies.
Any individual who has an undergraduate degree and is eligible to enroll as a non-degree seeking student, or who qualifies for graduate admission to the university, is eligible to apply for admission to the Online Instructional Development certificate program.
Accredited regionally through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
All the courses used to complete the OID certificate can be taken online, and all the online courses in general conducted asynchronously. Face-to-face courses can also be completed to earn the OID certificate, and in taking these face-to-face courses, you will be required to attend the face-to-face classes on campus at the designed time and location.
3 semesters (if student takes 2 courses/per semester) and certificate requirements must be completed within 5 years
These courses may not be offered every semester.
The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2016-17 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.