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Graduate Certificate in Learning Design and Technology

Pursue Your Learning Design and Technology Graduate Certificate Online!

young man with beard at white board instructing group of peopleInterested in pursuing educational opportunities in learning design and technology (LDT)? Post University’s online Graduate Certificate in Learning Design and Technology offers an introduction to common instructional design models, practices, and processes. It examines ways in which current and emerging technologies can be infused into a variety of learning environments—from higher education classrooms to corporate training—that may include a diverse audience of learners, such as global learners and learners with special needs. You will also have to opportunity to customize your own learning experience by creating projects that are personally relevant to your current career.

Coursework for this learning design and technology graduate certificate includes studies in e-learning design, integrating technology to enhance learning experiences, managing technology and instruction, designing to different learning environments, and more. From exploring ways to use technology for improved learning outcomes to evaluating learning methods and teaching technologies for different settings, coursework covers the fundamentals of building teachable moments.


What Could I Do with a Learning Design and Technology Graduate Certificate?

Upon completion of your Graduate Certificate in Learning Design and Technology program, you will have had the opportunity to build a better understanding of what it takes to develop, design, and deliver better learning experiences for your students. Your learning experience offers the skills and insights you could use to make a learning impact for your future students, from establishing a more conducive environment for learning to implementing new technologies.

Note: Credits earned in this five-course graduate certificate may be transferable to the Master of Education program at Post University.

The Graduate Certificate in Learning Design and Technology provides the opportunity to prepare for relevant opportunities in the industry. It is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any educational credential, such as a state teacher’s license.

Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.

Learn about teaching certification requirements through the state departments of education:

Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.


Industry-Focused Curriculum for Professional Skills

Coursework for your learning design and technology graduate certificate is designed to help you build the insights and skills necessary to:

  • Use theories of instructional design to deliver innovative learning experiences
  • Develop instructional plans and strategies relevant to learner characteristics
  • Integrate technology to enhance learning events in accordance with Bloom’s digital/revised taxonomy
  • Propose learning solutions based on research and accepted learning design theory
  • Apply an understanding of project management principles to tech-infused educational programs and projects


Benefits of Earning an Online Learning Design Certificate

From the admissions process to the day you graduate, we are with you every step of the way.

  • Receive support from a personal Post team of advisors focused on your academic success
  • Learn from industry-experienced professionals in interactive courses
  • No class times or set login times for your online education
  • Online courses emphasize the practical application of instructional design and educational technologies


A Word from Our Program Chair

“We first want to teach our students who in most cases are in the first third of their professions to continue to cultivate their thinking skills, their ability to really look at the challenges within the educational fields and to be able to utilize that knowledge to help advance them professionally, to help them respond to the needs they see within their organization.”

Peter Madonia
Program Chair, Master of Education


Earn Your Learning Design and Technology Certificate Online at Post!

At Post University, we are focused on your success, in and out of the classroom. A student success advisor will work with you one-on-one to answer your questions and help you address challenges throughout your online certificate program. We are here to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

From higher education classrooms to corporate training, take the first step toward learning what it takes to prepare successful learning experiences in different learning environments. Contact us to enroll in our graduate program for a tech and learning design certificate today. 

Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree. 


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