Instructional Design for eLearning



Ramp up your practical knowledge of instructional design and learn how to best incorporate it into your training and teaching methods.

The Instructional Design for eLearning certificate program introduces the skills needed for building coursework for the web. The program provides information on cutting-edge technology, applications and techniques to enhance insight and knowledge of the instructional design landscape and builds the essential competencies to reflect current theory and practices.


  • Develop core instructional design competencies for analyzing, designing, developing, implementing and evaluating coursework according to tested principles for online learning
  • Apply instructional design practices and principles within the electronic environment
  • Develop and use strategies to lead and manage instructional challenges in a variety of online educational settings


This program is designed to build the talent pool of local instructional designers to meet the growing demand for this skill set as more educational content moves online. It is well suited for individuals seeking a higher level of instructional design knowledge.

Coursework is tailored to individuals already working in the training and instructional design fields, including:

  • Instructional designers
  • Training officers
  • Teachers
  • Faculty


Instructional Design for eLearning consists of five courses totaling 84 hours of instruction and 8.4 continuing education units (CEUs). See prerequisite requirement under individual course descriptions.