As growing numbers of K–12 schools implement online and distance-learning programs, you must be prepared to design and deliver online instruction that engages and motivates students.

Leverage Walden’s experience as a leader in online learning as you develop the skills to analyze, select, and implement instructional strategies targeted at online learners. Explore current trends in the field of distance education and their implications for K–12 educators. Move beyond traditional practices and discover new ways to assess student learning outcomes as you discover how to manage the online classroom and differentiate instruction for students with special needs.

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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.”

    Dr. Kelley Costner
    Associate Dean of Master’s and Undergraduate Programs
    The Richard W. Riley
    College of Education and Leadership

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Completion Requirements

  • 12 total semester credits

This certificate program can be completed in as little as 8 months. 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.


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Curriculum Component Requirements Cost
Courses 12 total semester credit hours $515 per semester credit hour
Technology Fee per semester $160

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

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For assistance in deciding which certificate program fits your goals, request information or speak with an enrollment advisor by calling 1-866-492-5336. A list of international toll-free phone numbers is available for students outside the United States.