Credits required
20 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 20 quarter credits are equal to 13.33 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start term
Fall

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design – Online

The art and science of learning design

Help meet the growing demand for professionals with instructional design skills by earning your Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design online with Oregon State University. In the process of completing this one-year certificate, you’ll gain an understanding of how adults learn and process information and the ability to identify their learning preferences.

This certificate is offered by OSU’s College of Education and delivered online by OSU Ecampus, a nationally ranked leader in online education. Through the use of instructional technology, it is designed to provide you with applied skills and knowledge for designing, implementing and assessing educational programs in a variety of formats (in-person, online and hybrid).

Harry Barrick IV, student in Oregon State's instructional design graduate certificate program, standing on a bridge

Harry Barrick IV doesn’t just want accessible learning solutions. He wants to create them. So he's pursuing an instructional design graduate certificate online with OSU. Read more »

Join a collaborative learning cohort

A new cohort starts each fall term. As an active member of Oregon State’s vibrant online learning community, you’ll explore real-world challenges, apply insights that connect research to practice and build your professional network.

Designed for working professionals

You can complete this certificate online in one year without having to disrupt your career. Apply what you learn in class directly to your organization’s unique learning environment in real time.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed and taught by OSU's renowned faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • All OSU Ecampus students receive the same certificate and transcript as on-campus students.
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