Graduate Certificate - Instructional and Learning Design


333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate - Instructional and Learning Design

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMass Boston's Graduate Certificate in Instructional and Learning Design focuses specifically on design, assessment and evaluation considerations of instruction. As well, this certificate addresses learning theory and other design elements required in training and education. The content of this certificate is applied across all education and training arenas that involve adult learners, including higher education institutes, corporate associations and healthcare industries. Target populations include educational professionals, training managers and specialists, and design mavens who hold a Bachelor’s, Master’s or terminal degree and are interested in a certification in Instructional Design.

This 15-credit certificate program consists of five (5) courses, (4 core courses and 1 elective), and provides students with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to be successful instructional design specialists across a variety of settings. The program can be completed entirely online and in one year.


UMassOnline is regionally accredited by NECHE, New England Commission of Higher Education. In addition, many of each campus' schools and colleges are also accredited by discipline-specific agencies.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

Locale: Large City

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