Feb 06, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Design, Graduate Certificate*

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General Program Information

Alison L. Barton, Ph.D., Graduate Coordinator
312 Warf-Pickel Hall
Box 70547
(423) 439-7682
e-mail: barton@etsu.edu

Dawn Rowe, Ph.D., Interim Department Chair
423 Warf-Pickel Hall
PO Box 70547
Phone: (423) 439-7171
email: roweda@etsu.edu

The graduate certificate in Instructional Design provides advanced coursework directed at evidenced-based practices for developing and implementing effective instructional content. Coursework in this certificate is not directed solely toward teachers but is applicable to education, health care, and corporate sectors.

Admissions Requirements

In addition to the requirements of the School of Graduate Studies:

  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75* on a 4.0 scale. *3.0 GPA for international applicants as per school of graduate studies requirement.
  • Submission of a 2-page essay outlining goals beyond achieving the certificate in Instructional Design.

Course Requirements

The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design will be awarded only to students who have been officially admitted to the program and successfully completed the 18-credits of the required coursework.

The time limit for use of credit towards the certificate is six (6) years from the date of enrollment in the earliest course applied toward the certificate. In order to receive the certificate, a student must earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on the required coursework.

Instructional Design, Graduate Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

Required Courses 18 credits
TOTAL 18 credits

Gainful Employment

*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see https://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/documents/gainfulemployment/instructional

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