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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 postgraduate program sets you apart as a rising leader in education technology.

Program Overview

Get to Know Our 100% Online Certificate in Digital Instruction

$5,400 Total Tuition

as few as 3 months Program Duration

12 Credit Hours

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 postgraduate online digital certificate 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 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

Digital Instruction Career Opportunities

  • Teacher/Instructional Technologist
  • Higher Education Instructor
  • Administrator of Online Programming
  • Instructional Designer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Learning and Development Professional


Affordable Tuition Only $5,400 at STU

The Certificate in Digital Instruction online degree program at St. Thomas University is priced with the working student in mind, offering pay-by-the course tuition. We are committed to offering a quality private school education at public university prices. The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing the Certificate in Digital Instruction online. E-tuition is the same for both in-state and out-of-state online students. The program consists of 4 courses for a total of 12 credit hours.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Technology Fee Per Course Total Program Tuition (including fees)
Tuition $425 $75 $5,400


Our Application Deadlines and Course Schedules

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.

Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline
Summer 2 2021 06/26/21 06/13/21 06/16/21 06/18/21 06/21/21
Fall 1 2021 08/21/21 08/09/21 08/12/21 08/13/21 08/16/21
Fall 2 2021 10/16/21 10/04/21 10/07/21 10/08/21 10/11/21
Spring 1 2022 01/08/22 12/23/21 12/28/21 12/30/21 01/03/22


Qualifications for Our Certificate in Digital Instruction Program

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

  • Completed application for admission
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution—no specific area of study required
  • Official transcripts of all prior graduate and undergraduate academic work; applicants are required to submit transcripts from each postsecondary institution attended

All documents should be sent to:

St. Thomas University, Office of Admissions
16401 NW 37th Ave., Mimi Dooner Hall
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459

Transcripts delivered via digital transcript services EScrip and Parchment should be emailed to [email protected].



Read About Certificate in Digital Instruction Online Classes

To complete the Certificate in Digital Instruction online program, students must complete 12 credit hours of core courses.

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Duration: 7 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.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on how to integrate technology into the curriculum to effectively support and enhance learning. It provides students with opportunities to apply the principles and methods of technology integration by designing and developing real life technology-based projects. Topics include technology integration frameworks and strategies and technology integration across the curriculum (language arts, math and science, foreign languages, social studies, music and art, physical and health education, and special education).

Duration: 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 video.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces prospective teachers to all the elements of assessment that are essential to good teaching. It provides students with an understanding of the role of assessment in the instructional process. Students will learn how to construct effective test questions that are aligned with learning objectives and how to evaluate published tests and properly interpret scores of standardized tests as well as how to make appropriate modifications for ESOL students.


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