Instructional and Technology Design Certificate

Get certified to develop curricula and create computer-mediated education and training programs for the adult learner in professional and academic environments.

UMass Boston’s Instructional and Technology Design Certificate focuses on the creation of computer-mediated education and training programs for the adult learner in both professional and academic environments, and to make effective use of instructional technology in curriculum development. It’s designed for educational professionals, corporate training specialists, and other educational design mavens who want to hone their skills and add a certification to their résumé. Explore cutting-edge educational technologies in instructional strategies and develop a strong foundation in the corresponding design phases of technology-based instructional development. Apply these skills to virtually any field — from sales to engineering to professional development. You have the option to continue on for an additional two semesters to earn a full Instructional Design MEd.

The Instructional and Technology Design certificate program is designed to meet the increasing challenges created by the high technology training needs of academic, corporate, and public educators. All courses in the graduate certificate program are offered online. This certificate program provides you with the opportunity to design and produce computer-mediated learning activities and interactive multimedia materials, and to make effective use of instructional technology in curriculum development.