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Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching

Learn Online with Certification to Teach Online 

This program is offered Online.

man in blue shirt helping man in tan shirt with computer screenAs an educator, you know online learning is becoming an integral part of the higher education landscape. Online learning provides students with the accessibility they need for their busy lifestyles and teachers with the ability to reach and enrich more lives. With an online teaching certificate from Post University, you can stay ahead of the learning curve in online education and expand on the experience gained in your bachelor’s or graduate degree program. You don’t have to put your current career on hold to go back to school: Coursework for this Certificate in Online Teaching is taught 100 percent online so that you can study on your schedule. 

Program Highlights

In your online teaching courses, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of online instruction, course creation, and technology integration. You will develop research-based knowledge, skills and strategies related to quality online teaching, effective design and delivery of online courses, and assessments in online learning environments.  

Coursework for this graduate Certificate in Online Teaching program covers all the bases involved in developing a better, more effective online learning experience for both you and your students. You’ll investigate designing and delivering online instruction, online assessment and evaluation, trends in online learning, online curriculum and instruction, and learning management systems. Bottom line, you’ll gain the skills you need to use proven online teaching strategies for better online learning outcomes.  

Though you will learn in an online environment, you will never be alone at Post University. Throughout your online teaching courses, you will receive one-on-one guidance from our professional faculty and staff. They are always available to answer your questions, address your challenges and offer encouragement to help you succeed. This level of dedication shows you how to be effective and supportive of students in an online learning environment. At Post University, we truly practice what we teach.  


What can I do with a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching?

Upon completion of this graduate Certificate in Online Teaching, you will be prepared to meet the challenges and opportunities of online education. From online classroom management to developing curriculum for more effective online learning, the skills you will gain will help you advance you professional aspirations to a whole other level – the digital one.  

The Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching is not designed to fulfill the educational requirements for any educational credential, such as a state teacher’s license. Professional credentials vary by state and include requirements outside of education, which may include exams, background checks, work experience, and more. Learn about teaching certification requirements through the state departments of education:

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


At Post University, we are here to help succeed every step of the way—from student advisors all the way to our faculty. In fact, each online teaching course is led by top educators, many with years of teaching expertise in online learning environments. They bring that expertise and real-world experience into every class, in addition to an unmatched level of support of your goals. 

Are you ready to succeed in providing better online learning opportunities for your students? Add this specialization to your skill-set and get a competitive edge in your career. Contact us to apply for our online teaching certification today. 

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


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