Academic Resources

Online Instructor Certification Course

Innovative Education has developed a free online course for all faculty who teach online. Online Instructor Certification (OIC) is part of our effort to create a cadre of enthusiastic and well-trained innovative educators for USF’s online course offerings.

Faculty Online Course Intake

Innovative Education assists USF faculty in converting existing face-to-face courses to an online format. Complete and submit the Faculty Online Course Intake Form to help us determine your needs for an online course.

TA Support Information

Innovative Education supports online educators by offering funding to cover the costs of hiring a teaching assistant or a graduate assistant. This funding is provided through the Distance Learning (DL) fee revenue generated from online courses.

Graduate Certificates Facts and Statistics

Find updated facts and statistics about USF's graduate certificates, including detailed admissions information, degree completion rates and more.

Graduate Certificate Proposals

Innovative Education offers more than 100 unique graduate certificates, with new options added each year. Learn how to propose a new graduate certificate, or how to update an existing one.

Tuition Waiver Exemptions

Select master's degrees and graduate certificates are ineligible for Florida state-based or university employee tuition waivers. You can review the list of exemptions by clicking the link to the right.

Media Innovation Team

The Media Innovation Team (MIT) supports online faculty by working with academic units to develop at least fifty new online courses annually. The team also produces a variety of award-winning entrepreneurial projects for USF and commercial clients.

eTeaching & Technology Group

The eTeaching & Technology Group (eTG) is dedicated to improving student success by developing and enhancing online courses at USF and providing professional development for online instructors and teaching assistants.