The coursework in Oregon State’s online, 20-credit Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design focuses on proven and emerging instructional strategies, providing knowledge you can immediately apply in the workplace.
The certificate curriculum is guided by the Academy of Human Resource Development standards. You’ll learn from faculty who teach instructional design courses related to adult education and professional training and bring real-world experience to the classroom.
For complete curriculum details, please visit Oregon State’s academic catalog.
Required courses (20 credits)
Each new cohort of students begins in fall term and will follow this course plan:
Pathway to a master's degree in adult and higher education
Credits you earn in this graduate certificate are transferrable to OSU's online master’s degree (Ed.M.) in adult and higher education. Successful completion of the certificate or its courses does not guarantee admission to the Ed.M. program.
1. Apply learning theories through the use of instructional technology
2. Evaluate the diverse needs and characteristics of adult learners
3. Create educational and training opportunities in diverse settings
As a student in this program, you'll gain a broad skill set that you'll be able to flex in a professional capacity.
Adult & Higher Education Program Lead