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Get certified in online teaching

This graduate certificate is designed for teachers, professionals and university faculty who hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree and seek to design, develop, deliver and sustain online learning in education, business or industry.


This program is designed to add pedagogical and technological skills to your existing content knowledge within a model, online learning environment. You are prepared to design, develop, deliver and sustain online learning in education, business or industry.


Successful completion of this certificate program requires 12 credit hours (four courses) of graduate-level coursework in learning, design and technology. This certificate may be completed independently or as an addition to an existing master's or doctoral program.


Educational Technology, MS - Educational Technology

Education, PhD - Learning, Design and Technology



Courses in this fully online program are delivered through Canvas, OSU's online learning platform. We facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration and community building using technology.


Required (12 credit hours):

  • EDTC 5753 Introduction to Instructional Design
  • EDTC 5103: Advanced Computer Applications
  • EDTC 5153: Computer-Based Instructional Development
  • EDTC 5503: Facilitating Online Learning

Course information


Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Applications must be submitted by July 15 for admission to the fall semester. 


To apply for the program, submit the following:

  • Graduate College application
  • Transcripts from all previously attended institutions (undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA required; admission with qualifications may be considered)
  • Professional goal statement

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Oklahoma State University offers an affordable single rate for graduate students in online degree and certificate programs.

Cost details for in-state, online graduate students
Cost details for out-of-state online graduate students


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