Instructional Systems Technology

Certificate in Instructional Systems Technology

This 15-credit program provides an in-depth introduction to analyzing, designing, developing and evaluating educational tools, programs and systems. Advance your current career or prepare for the master’s program in instructional systems technology. The program is completed at a distance; students entering the program are expected to exhibit basic skills with common computer applications.

The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Systems Technology is NOT the equivalent of a state teaching license nor preparation to earn a teaching license.

If you choose to purse a master's degree in Instructional Systems Technology, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the master's program.

Certificate Requirements

Major Requirements (15 cr.)
Core Requirements (12 cr.)

  • R511 Instructional and Performance Technologies Foundations (3 cr.)
  • R521 Design and Development of Instructional and Performance Interventions (3 cr.)
  • R541 Instructional Development and Production: Design Thinking (3 cr.)
  • R561 Evaluation of Instructional and Performance Improvement Systems (3 cr.)

Elective Requirements (3 cr.)
Three graduate credits selected from IST (R) courses with the exception of workshop courses unless approved by advisor via memo.

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