Online Teaching Graduate Certificate of Completion
These courses provide a CSU-Global Campus Certificate of Completion in Online Learning aligned with the Sloan Consortium learning outcomes.
- Identify key concepts and principles important in effective online program design.
- Explore adult learning theories and models for instruction delivery and application to distance education.
- Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to evaluate and assess online learning.
- Evaluate technology for online learning.
Students must provide proof of a bachelor's degree as a requirement for enrollment into a graduate Certificate of Completion program. Please note: CSU-Global does not provide educator licensing or endorsement.
CSU-Global offers non-degree, Certificates of Completion programs designed for professional development. Students may take these courses in a non-degree seeking status (not eligible for financial aid) to receive a Certificates of Completion. Please note that these courses are regionally accredited and will appear on the student transcript, but the Certificates of Completion is not a transcribed credential.
An official transcript from a regionally accredited institution must be submitted as proof of a bachelor's degree prior to the completion of six credits. TOEFL restrictions apply for international applicants. Some courses may later be applicable to certain degree programs; please contact an advisor for more information.
Students who are interested in a certificate of completion program should complete the streamlined admissions process to get started. While students in non-degree seeking status are not elgible for financial aid, financing options are available. All CSU-Global students benefit from a tuition guarantee that locks in their tuition rate for as long as they are enrolled.
OTL540 Instructional Theory and Design Principles: Introduction to instructional system design theories and models used in distance learning settings. Practical emphasis on application of these theories to effective course design.
OTL541 Evaluation and Assessment: Examination of methods and techniques for evaluation and assessment of learning online environments.
OTL542 Online Learning Technologies: Survey of methods and critical reflection of various current and emerging technologies for online and distance learning, with emphasis on selecting appropriate technologies for effective instruction.
OTL543 Multimedia Technologies and Design Principles: Survey of methods, skills, and tools for creating multimedia learning opportunities. Creative exploration and application of new and emerging multimedia technologies to integrate into the classroom.