Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching Learning

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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The Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning is 100% online. This certificate is for professionals in business, government, education, or other settings who want to develop their knowledge and skills in online/blended instructional design. The certificate uses technology-based environments to actively engage students in designing formal educational projects that meet professional objectives.

Prime candidates for the certificate are individuals with a need to explore online/blended teaching and learning techniques and the willingness to engage in collaborative learning projects.

College: Education
Delivery format: 100% Online
Program Credits: 12 credits
Program Length: 1.5 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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OccupationsSalary Range
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education$41,380 - $101,980
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education$40,970 - $99,890
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School$67,960 - $149,370
Instructional Coordinators$42,600 - $97,800
Instructional Designers and Technologists$42,600 - $97,800

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440

Quality Matters (QM) is a nationally-recognized peer review process that certifies the quality of online and blended course design. Seven of the OTL course have gone through the QM peer review process and are recognized as meeting QM standards. The five OTL core courses EDLT 560, 575, 580, 590, & 592, EDLT 581 (can substitute one OTL core course) and EDLT 579 are all QM Recognized Courses.

Contact Information
Name:Julia Parra
Title:Director of Online Teaching and Learning Graduate Certificate Program
Phone: 575 646-1767
Email:juparra@nmsu.edu