Admission and Program Requirements

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Program description

The Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning provides a 12 hour graduate-level experience that will prepare students with the skills and knowledge required to be an effective online instructor. The certificate curriculum provides preparation in the areas of online instruction, including pedagogy, and models for synchronous and asynchronous online learning, classroom management, instructional strategies, learning analytics, and assessment. This certificate is a Missouri State University certificate and does not meet the State of Missouri certification required for teaching.

Entrance criteria

To be considered for the program, a prospective student must meet the admission requirements for a Graduate Certificate at Missouri State University.

Required courses (12 hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDT 660 Digital-Age Learning Environments 3 hrs
EDT 661 Online Teaching and Pedagogy 3 hrs
EDT 764 Instructional Design 3 hrs
EDT 765 Educational Media Production 3 hrs