(SIMS Code: 664603)
This certificate program will provide necessary skills to in-service managers, instructors, instructional designers, evaluators, local site coordinators, and other professionals working in distance education systems and programs in higher education, K‑12, business, and government, including personnel in law enforcement, and the military. Students who complete the certificate program and meet all other criteria may apply to be admitted to the M.A. program in learning design and technology. For application or further information, see the program adviser in Learning Design and Technology.
Prerequisites: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of at least 2.85 (when A equals 4) in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted. A satisfactory score on the verbal and quantitative sections of the GRE General Test (combined score of 950). At least three years of experience in distance, open or extended education, training, HRD or a related field. Mastery in telecommuting and learning new information technology applications.