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The Teaching Online program is designed for anyone who would like to teach online, whether they do this at a community college, K-12 school, or business professional development program. Online Learning is a growing field and will only continue to expand as enhanced technology makes it possible to provide effective instruction through distance learning. The professional demand extends from K-12, community college, University, adult education programs, and corporate training.  
As today's learners become more receptive to online interactive learning, e-learning represents a paradigm shift in delivering and acquiring knowledge. Participants will learn how to design, implement, assess and evaluate curriculum content and appropriate teaching methodology for the online classroom. Candidates will explore leading instructional technology tools, software, and web-based applications.

Professional Development
All new applicants to the certificate program who are considering beginning the program with any of the other courses should note the required prerequisites must first be completed. EDUC 40989 Introduction to Teaching Online and EDUC 40990 Foundations of Curriculum Design and Evaluation are required prerequisites for all the other courses throughout the program.
If you wish to take one of the Teaching Online Specialized Certificate online courses for professional development without registering for the program, you may do so.

Target Audience
This is an opportunity to enhance your existing area of expertise and become a skilled and engaging online educator. The program will develop your abilities to:
  • Attain a solid foundation for learning in an online environment which enables student-centered teaching methods.
  • Learn the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities required to transition successful from in-person to the online classroom.
  • Gain first-hand knowledge and experience of learning in an online environment.

The Program
  • # of courses required: 6
  • Total units: 13
  • Estimated cost: $1,705
  • Time to Complete: Candidates can complete in 6-9 months
  • Delivery: Online

There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program

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