Certificate in Digital Instruction Online

Master the in-demand technology skills you need to break into the specialized field of e-learning with the online Certificate in Digital Instruction from St. Thomas University. Delivered 100% online, this post-baccalaureate certificate program sets you apart as a rising leader in education technology.

Apply by: 6/5/24
Start class: 6/22/24 Apply Now

Program Overview

Read about our 100% Online Certificate in Digital Instruction program

Meet the high demand for online learning and instruction specialists with the progressive education technology skills you will learn in the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program from St. Thomas University. This post-baccalaureate certificate online program is ideal for K-12 support staff/teachers, higher education professionals, and corporate trainers who aspire to enrich their practice with advanced technical learning opportunities.

In the online Certificate in Digital Instruction program, you will strengthen your pedagogy techniques, discover emerging trends in instructional technology, learn step-by-step instructions on how to integrate education technology into your curriculum, and develop your technical skills in multimedia design. As part of the coursework, you will also expand on your educational assessment and evaluation methods.

Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program, you will be eligible to apply your earned credit hours toward the online STU Master of Science in Instructional Design & Technology online degree.

In the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program, you will learn to:

  • Further your knowledge and scope of digital instruction and best practices in the field
  • Enhance your ability to teach in online/digital environments, regardless of modality (blended, flipped, synchronous)
  • Gain expanded knowledge and skills in online programming
  • Incorporate innovative digital techniques to assess your faculty
  • Further your knowledge and scope of digital instruction and best practices in the field
  • Enhance your ability to teach in online/digital environments, regardless of modality (blended, flipped, synchronous)
  • Gain expanded knowledge and skills in online programming
  • Incorporate innovative digital techniques to assess your faculty

Digital Instruction Career Opportunities

  • Teacher/Instructional Technologist
  • Higher Education Instructor
  • Administrator of Online Programming
  • Instructional Designer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Learning and Development Professional
  • Teacher/Instructional Technologist
  • Higher Education Instructor
  • Administrator of Online Programming
  • Instructional Designer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Learning and Development Professional
Total Tuition $5,700
Duration As few as 8 months
Credit Hours 12
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Tuition

Affordable tuition at STU for your online certificate

St. Thomas University prides itself on offering a quality private school education at public university prices. Our pay-by-the course tuition for the Certificate in Digital Instruction online degree program is affordable and priced with the working student in mind. Financial aid may also be available for students who qualify. The e-tuition is the same for both in-state and out-of-state online students.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition $5,700
Per Credit Hour $450

Calendar

See upcoming deadlines and start dates for our online program

At St. Thomas University, we offer multiple start dates to accommodate busy schedules. Here you can find deadlines for your application, documents, and tuition payment for the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer 15/11/244/24/244/29/245/3/245/8/246/21/246 weeks
Summer 26/22/246/5/246/10/246/14/246/19/248/2/246 weeks
Fall 18/17/248/1/248/5/248/9/248/14/2410/11/247 weeks
Fall 210/12/249/26/249/30/2410/4/2410/9/2412/6/247 weeks

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Apply Date 6/5/24
Class Starts 6/22/24

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Admissions

Here are the admission details for the online Certificate in Digital Instruction

The admission process is the first step toward earning your online post-baccalaureate certificate. Familiarize yourself with the requirements for the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program, along with information on required documentation.

Admission Requirements:

  • Free Application
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts

Certificate in Digital Instruction Online Admission Requirements

The following are required for admission to the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program:

Official transcripts can be sent to St. Thomas University through Parchment and National Student Clearinghouse. Unofficial transcripts and other documents can be uploaded via your Admissions Portal or emailed to [email protected].

Courses

See the curriculum for our online Certificate in Digital Instruction

To complete the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program, students must complete 12 credit hours of core courses. EDT 640 should be taken after EDT 630.

Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides students with an in-depth overview of the field of Instructional Technology. Topics include the history, critical issues, emerging trends, key concepts of the field; and basic technology operations and concepts.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a deep understanding of the history and foundations of the field.
  • Recognize and articulate current and emerging issues and trends in the field.
  • Identify and delineate the use of instructional technology operations and concepts.
Duration: 6 or 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to develop students’ technical skills in multimedia design and development for instructional purposes. Topics include visual design principles, desktop publishing, digital graphics, and digital audio and digital video.

Learning Outcomes

  • Design and create visually appealing and instructionally sound multimedia education content.
  • Develop, apply, and assess specified educational goals for several types of learners.
  • Find, choose, and evaluate visual and multimedia content to use in instructional materials.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to develop students’ technical skills with advanced interactive multimedia technologies. Topics include Web authoring tools, educational gaming and simulation technologies, educational 3-D technologies, and other emerging instructional technologies.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to develop awareness and understanding of the major cultures represented by the different language minorities within the state. It provides insights that will enable participants to plan and implement curriculum, instruction, and assessment activities that will meet the special needs of limited English proficient (LEP) students who are speakers of other languages.

Learning Outcomes

  • Implement theories related to the effect of culture in language learning and school achievement for culturally and linguistically diverse students.
  • Assess differences and similarities among different cultures residing in the United States.
  • Create lesson plans that adhere to TESOL Performance Standards ESOL Competencies and Skills, and the special needs to limited English Proficient (LEP) students.
  • Develop strategies for using school, neighborhood, and home resources in the ESOL curriculum.
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