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Online Graduate Certificate

Learning Design &

Learning Design & Technology
Graduate Certificate
  • 12 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • $534 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $336 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Design and develop innovative online learning experiences for education or business.

Learn how to design, create, and publish effective online courses with an online graduate certificate in learning design and technology from University of Maryland Global Campus. In this program, you’ll apply learning theory, emerging technologies, and contemporary design models to create engaging online learning experiences for education and business. You’ll explore project management for designers, legal issues, and the learning design thinking approach to manage the design cycle. Gain up-to-date, career-focused experience and education on the cutting edge of instructional design.

Total Credits Required: 12

    • (3 Credits, LDTC 600)
    • (3 Credits, LDTC 605)
    • (3 Credits, LDTC 610)
    • (3 Credits, LDTC 615)

    • All courses must be taken in the order listed.
    • You must complete each course with a grade of B or better to advance to the next course.
    • The grade of C is not available for these courses.
    • The courses in this program will have seven-day and 60-day options for the grade of Incomplete.

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    These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

    Graduate Certificate Requirements

    In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

    Program Highlights

    Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty

    Industry Snapshot

    This program is designed to provide you with a broad instructional design framework and technical skills to create engaging online learning experiences for education and business.

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