Certificate in Online Teaching

Columbus State University
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 12
Per Credit Hour Cost $210.00
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Program Description

The Online Teaching certificate is designed to prepare students to design and teach content in online and/or blended environments. This is a stand alone certificate that does not require a student to be enrolled in a degree program at CSU; some or all of the courses may be applied toward a degree as electives with advisor approval. The program consists of 12 hours of coursework and includes field experiences in virtual environments. For more information contact the Department of Teacher Education.

Admission Requirements for Graduate Level Certificate:

The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited United States institution, or the equivalent from an international institution. The applicant must be in academic good standing at the institution last attended. The applicant must file an official application and related documents with the Columbus State University (CSU) Admission Office. The applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 (for regular admission) or 2.5 (for provisional admission) on all undergraduate work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree. The applicant must have a GPA of a least 3.0 on all graduate coursework at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a graduate degree. The applicant must be recommended by the graduate faculty in the applicant's area of study, Applicants must contact the departments to which they seek admission for information concerning program specific requirements that may include prerequisite coursework. Required Hours: 12 ONTL 6205 Foundations of Online Teaching and Learning ONTL 6206 Effective Online Instructional Practices ONTL 6207 Integrating Mobile Technologies into Learning Environments ONTL 6499 Implementation and Assessment of Online Teaching and Learning

Admissions Information

The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited United States institution, or the equivalent from an international institution. The applicant must be in academic good standing at the institution last attended. The applicant must file an official application and related documents with the Columbus State University (CSU) Admission Office. The applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 (for regular admission) or 2.5 (for provisional admission) on all undergraduate work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree. The applicant must have a GPA of a least 3.0 on all graduate coursework at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a graduate degree. The applicant must be recommended by the graduate faculty in the applicant's area of study, Applicants must contact the departments to which they seek admission for information concerning program specific requirements that may include prerequisite coursework.

General Requirements A baccalaureate or master degree from a college or university accredited by one of the regional accrediting associations Application + $50 non-refundable application fee (apply online or print form (PDF)) Certificate of Immunization (PDF) Official transcript from each college and university attended Test scores from the GRE, GMAT, MAT or other standardized test as required by the individual degree program Verification and proof of Lawful Presence