Instructional Design (Graduate Certificate)

Instructional Design (Graduate Certificate)

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This program combines theory and application. You will work directly with technology to develop projects that demonstrate your growing understanding of the role technologies play in the workplace.

As a teacher, trainer or other professional, you will find value in the hands-on technology opportunities in this program. You will gain skills to make yourself recognizable to colleagues and employers and show them you are fluent in the use of computer-related technologies and can effectively use them in your field. 

Program Highlights

  • Offered on campus or synchronously online through distance technology
  • 10-12 credit program
  • Designed for full-time or part-time students 
  • Courses are offered in the evening during the academic year and during the day in summer
  • Students may start in fall, spring or summer term
  • All certificate courses may be applied to the Instructional Design master's degree program

Program Distinctions

  • The Department of Teacher Development offers five graduate certificates — Instructional Technology, Instructional Design, Design for E-Learning, Library Media Specialist and Reading Teacher K-12.

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall N/A N/A N/A
Spring N/A N/A N/A
Summer N/A N/A N/A

Degree Levels

Licensure Graduate Certificate Master Post-Master Doctorate

Delivery Options

St. CLoud (on campus) Online Synchronous online St. Cloud State at Plymouth Evenings/Weekends

Popular Careers

  • Teacher
  • Technology integrationist
  • Business professional
  • Corporate trainer

University Facts & Stats

  • 60 graduate programs leading to graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees
  • More than 200 graduate assistantships awarded per year
  • Graduate assistants receive up to a $9,250 stipend per year and tuition reimbursement for up to eight graduate credits per semester.

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