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.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will 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 855-646-5286.


Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EIDT 6100 Course Instructional Design Credits (3 sem. cr.)

Certificate Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code EDUC 6135 Course Distance Learning Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6510 Course Online Instructional Strategies Credits (3 sem. cr.)
Course Code EIDT 6511 Course Assessments in Online Environments Credits (3 sem. cr.)

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.

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