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The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences: Certificates:
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology

Walden University offers a four-course certificate program in Instructional Design and Technology with specializations in Instructional Design, Online Learning, and Training and Performance Improvement. Depending on the specialization chosen, this certificate will demonstrate to current or potential employers that students have mastered the foundational concepts and principles related to instructional design, distance learning, learning theories, and program effectiveness.

Students who successfully complete the certificate can apply the certificate credits toward Walden’s MS in Instructional Design and Technology degree program.

Certificate Requirements

  • 12 total semester credit hours

Additional Technology Requirements

Note: In addition to Walden’s general technical requirements, this program has additional technology requirements:

  • Windows Vista or Mac OS X
  • Free, downloadable software programs that may be required in order to complete the course and program requirements

Course Sequence

Semester Course Credits
Semester 1 Core Course 3 semester credits
Certificate Course 1 3 semester credits
Semester 2 Certificate Course 2 3 semester credits
Certificate Course 3 3 semester credits