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Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

100% Online Program

A graduate certificate in online teaching is a specialized program designed for educators who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge in teaching in online environments. The program focuses on providing teachers with the necessary tools and strategies to create effective and engaging online learning experiences for students.

The certificate program typically includes courses that cover topics such as online course design, instructional technology, online communication, and assessment and evaluation in online learning. The curriculum is designed to prepare educators to adapt their teaching styles to the unique challenges and opportunities of online instruction in either K-12 or adult learning environments.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will have a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of online teaching and will be equipped to develop and deliver high-quality online courses that engage students and promote learning. The certificate can be a valuable credential for educators seeking to advance their careers or transition to teaching in online environments.

The Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching program is 100% online.

Department Name: Department of Educational Technology

Official Certificate Name: Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

Certificate Type: Graduate Certificate

*Special relationship with Other Programs:

A student may be simultaneously enrolled in any graduate degree program (EdD, EdS, or MET) and the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching program subject to the approval of the chair of the student’s supervisory committee and the graduate program coordinators of the programs.

A student who is not enrolled in any graduate degree program at Boise State University may be enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching program and other graduate certificate programs.

Note: Content on this page is provided as a quick reference for planning. All official course descriptions/degree requirements/admission standards/program learning outcomes/etc. are published on the Graduate College’s website Graduate Catalog.

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Estimated Costs

The cost per credit is $478.

To see an estimate of the other costs, please refer to our Tuition page.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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