Instructional Technology: eLearning Design and Development


For professionals working in private industry or education who wish to learn effective design and training methodologies and strategies. Certificate course credit may apply toward degree programs. Courses are available evenings or, in some cases, on-line through the Internet.

Course Location/Delivery

* This graduate certificate curriculum is offered partially online and at the Tampa campus.

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval

Standardized Tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.

Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


None are required.


12 semester hours

  • EDF 6284 - Problems in Instructional Design for Computers (3)
  • EME 6457 - Distance Learning (3) or EME 7458 - Research in Distance Learning (3)
  • EME 6613- Development of Technology-based Instruction (3)

Choose one of the following:

  • EME 6208 - Inactive Media (3)
  • EME 6215 - Instructional Graphics (3)
  • EME 6209 - Digital Video (3)
  • EME 6207 - Web Design (3)
  • EME 6235 - Technology Project Management(3) or
  • EME 7631 - Research in Technology Project Management (3)
  • EME 6936 - Internship in eLearning Development

Outcome Project Documentation

Consult the department website regarding how to document your outcome project which is completed within specific courses in the certificate program.


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Todd Boyd
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