Certificate in
Instructional Design

EMDT Program


The instructional design certificate prepares students for career pathways in instructional design who want to know how to create high-quality learning experiences using technology. Students in the certificate program create student-centered instructional media that engages learners, applying a deep understanding of research in learning and educational technology.

The instructional design certificate is a 12-credit program focused on basic instructional design skills.  Certificate holders will possess the skills needed for an entry-level instructional design position.  The program focuses on interactive learning experiences and application of skills.


  • Learning Theories 
  • Help Learners Achieve Outcomes
  • User Experience Design
  • Instructional Design Exploring Various Software + Technologies
  • Creation of Digital Learning Materials 


  • Multiple Learning Theories
  • Education Design + Evaluation
  • Instructional Media Design
  • UX for Educators

Ready to take your certificate to the next level? Find out more about the Master of Arts in Education Media Design + Technology.

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