Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology

In the Instructional Design and Technology certificate program, you can gain the experience you need to efficiently and effectively use technology and multimedia tools in a variety of educational environments.

Benefit from Walden’s own experience in online content development and instructional delivery as you learn to design, develop, and evaluate technology-based learning modules and materials.


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  • “Certificate programs from the Riley College of Education and Leadership are designed to help educators like you update your skills as you advance your career. You can participate in Walden’s collaborative online environments as you share ideas with educators across the country.”

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    The Richard W. Riley
    College of Education and Leadership

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When you enroll in the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology, you get access to free, easy-to-use tutorials through Lynda.com. This award-winning provider of online educational training has a library of more than 1,000 software tutorials for programs like PhotoShop, InDesign, PowerPoint, Excel, and more. As a Walden student, you can take advantage of this service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Instructional Design

The Instructional Design certificate focuses on blending sound instructional strategies with the latest technologies. Through this certificate program, you can learn:

  • Foundational principles and elements of the instructional design process.
  • How different learning theories influence online instructional design.
  • How to design and develop multimedia for online learning and instruction.

Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits
    • Core course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Certificate courses (9 sem. cr.)

You can complete each of the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology specializations in as little as 8 months. You can then apply the certificate specialization credits toward Walden’s M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program. Students may also choose to enroll in multiple specializations to receive more than one certificate. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Course

Certificate Courses

Technology Requirements

In addition to Walden’s general technical requirements, this program requires the following:

  • Windows XP/Vista  or Mac OS X

There are also free, downloadable software programs that may be required in order to complete the course and program requirements.

Online Learning

In the Online Learning certificate program, you can learn from an industry leader how to produce and deliver courses in online content development and instructional delivery. Leverage Walden’s more than 40 years of experience in this field to:

  • Learn effective methods for managing and delivering online instruction.
  • Integrate advanced instructional strategies with multimedia technologies and strategic course-management tools.
  • Develop and implement assessment strategies for online education and training environments.
  • Review and analyze research and best practices for assessing student learning.

Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits
    • Core course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Certificate courses (9 sem. cr.)

You can complete each of the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology specializations in as little as 8 months. You can then apply the certificate specialization credits toward Walden’s M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program. Students may also choose to enroll in multiple specializations to receive more than one certificate. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Course

Certificate Courses

Technology Requirements

In addition to Walden’s general technical requirements, this program requires the following:

  • Windows XP/Vista  or Mac OS X

There are also free, downloadable software programs that may be required in order to complete the course and program requirements.

Training and Performance Improvement

The Training and Performance Improvement certificate focuses on managing and delivering training programs and improving workplace performance through quality instruction. In this certificate program, you can:

  • Acquire essential skills for the management and delivery of learning and training systems and modules.
  • Explore a variety of technologies that support training in both traditional classroom and virtual environments.
  • Learn methods and techniques for identifying performance gaps, conducting needs assessments, and identifying solutions and evaluating their effectiveness.
  • Implement design changes to instructional materials and support systems based on your research and analysis of authentic online learning environments.

Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits
    • Core course (3 sem. cr.)
    • Certificate courses (9 sem. cr.)

You can complete each of the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology specializations in as little as 8 months. You can then apply the certificate specialization credits toward Walden’s M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program. Students may also choose to enroll in multiple specializations to receive more than one certificate. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Course

Certificate Courses

Technology Requirements

In addition to Walden’s general technical requirements, this program requires the following:

  • Windows XP/Vista  or Mac OS X

There are also free, downloadable software programs that may be required in order to complete the course and program requirements.

2014-2015 Tuition and Fees

Curriculum Component Requirements  Cost  Total* 
Tuition 12 total semester credit hours  $580 per semester hour $6,960
Books and Materials Estimated costs Included in tuition $0
Technology Fee  Per semester $160 $320
    Total $7,280
    Transfer up to 6 credits  $3,800
    Total with Maximum Transfer Credits $3,480

2013-2014 Tuition and Fees

Curriculum Component Requirements  Cost  Total* 
Tuition 12 total semester credit hours  $560 per semester hour $6,720
Books and Materials Estimated costs Included in tuition $0
Technology Fee  Per semester $160 $320
    Total $7,040
    Transfer up to 6 credits  $3,360
    Total with Maximum Transfer Credits $3,680

*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

*Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.

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