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Online Graduate Certificate

Learning Design &

Learning Design & Technology
Graduate Certificate
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer exactly 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • $524 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 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: 18

    • (6 Credits, DCL 600M)
    • (6 Credits, LDT 610)
    • (6 Credits, LDT 620)

    • 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 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

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    Program Highlights

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

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    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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