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Graduate Degree Programs

Teaching and Learning Online in K-12 Settings

Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate

Joshua Kirby
303 Keller Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-0472

This 15-credit certificate will prepare current or future K-12 educators to develop and teach online courses for K-12 student audiences. Students who complete this certificate will develop a thorough understanding of design issues and technology used to create and deliver effective online learning experiences. The coursework aligns with the eleven National Standards for Quality Online Teaching which have been established by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL). Pennsylvania credentialed teachers have the option to use this certificate program to complete the requirements for the Pennsylvania Department of Education Online Instruction Endorsement. 

Admission Requirements

Applicants must apply for admission to the certificate program via the Graduate School application for admission. Admission requirements are stated in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the Gradaute Bulletin. International applicants must satisfy the English proficiency requirement. 


LDT415A(3), LDT 433(3), LDT 467(3), LDT 832(3), LDT 835(3)

Effective Date: Summer 2017
Expiration Date: Summer 2022


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