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Online and Blended Learning - Graduate Certificate

The Online and Blended Learning graduate certificate provides the skills people need to teach effectively online, whether they are teaching an entire course online or integrating web-based activities into a traditionally taught class. Students examine recommendations from research, design their own online modules and develop effective strategies for delivering instruction online.

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The certificate is awarded for taking three courses, listed below under Coursework (9 credit hours altogether). The courses can be taken in any order (no prerequisites) and can be combined with the general master’s degree in Educational Technology.

Admission requirements include:

  • a well-written statement of the student's reasons for wanting the certificate, and
  • an undergraduate GPA preferably of at least 3.0 (although lower GPAs may be acceptable, with accompanying supporting statements).

This certificate program is not endorsed by the state of Ohio, nor does it confer any official state licensure. It is a federally approved certificate program sponsored by the university.

Program Information

Coursework

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements
ETEC 67442DESIGNING ONLINE AND BLENDED COURSES 3
ETEC 67444TEACHING ONLINE AND BLENDED COURSES 3
ETEC 67449RESEARCH IN ONLINE AND BLENDED LEARNING 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:9

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA Minimum Overall GPA
3.000 3.000
Admissions

For more information about graduate admissions, visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admissions, visit the international admission website.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000-point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement of personal and professional objectives
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions to waive) by earning one of the following:1
  • Minimum 79 TOEFL iBT score
  • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
  • Minimum 58 PTE score
  • Minimum 110 DET score
1

International applicants who do not meet the above test scores will not be considered for admission.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester
    • Rolling admissions
  • Spring Semester
    • Rolling admissions
  • Summer Term
    • Rolling admissions
Program Delivery
  • Delivery:
    • Fully online

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries

Agricultural sciences teachers, postsecondary

2.1%

slower than the average

11,400

number of jobs

$90,340

potential earnings

Anthropology and archeology teachers, postsecondary

4.4%

about as fast as the average

7,200

number of jobs

$89,220

potential earnings

Architecture teachers, postsecondary

5.1%

faster than the average

8,500

number of jobs

$90,880

potential earnings

Area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers, postsecondary

4.9%

about as fast as the average

13,400

number of jobs

$78,840

potential earnings

Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

5.6%

faster than the average

116,300

number of jobs

$69,690

potential earnings

Atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers, postsecondary

1.9%

slower than the average

13,100

number of jobs

$94,520

potential earnings

Biological science teachers, postsecondary

9.3%

much faster than the average

64,700

number of jobs

$85,600

potential earnings

Business teachers, postsecondary

12.0%

much faster than the average

105,100

number of jobs

$88,010

potential earnings

Career/technical education teachers, middle school

3.1%

about as fast as the average

11,800

number of jobs

$62,270

potential earnings

Career/technical education teachers, postsecondary

1.1%

slower than the average

124,100

number of jobs

$55,620

potential earnings

Career/technical education teachers, secondary school

2.3%

slower than the average

73,800

number of jobs

$62,460

potential earnings

Chemistry teachers, postsecondary

4.3%

about as fast as the average

26,400

number of jobs

$80,400

potential earnings

Communications teachers, postsecondary

3.2%

about as fast as the average

35,600

number of jobs

$71,030

potential earnings

Computer science teachers, postsecondary

2.6%

slower than the average

38,500

number of jobs

$85,540

potential earnings

Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary

6.7%

faster than the average

16,800

number of jobs

$63,560

potential earnings

Economics teachers, postsecondary

5.2%

faster than the average

16,800

number of jobs

$107,260

potential earnings

Education teachers, postsecondary

4.8%

about as fast as the average

77,300

number of jobs

$65,440

potential earnings

Elementary school teachers, except special education

3.5%

about as fast as the average

1,452,100

number of jobs

$60,940

potential earnings

Engineering teachers, postsecondary

8.6%

much faster than the average

44,600

number of jobs

$103,600

potential earnings

English language and literature teachers, postsecondary

2.1%

slower than the average

81,300

number of jobs

$69,000

potential earnings

Environmental science teachers, postsecondary

3.7%

about as fast as the average

7,600

number of jobs

$84,740

potential earnings

Family and consumer sciences teachers, postsecondary

1.3%

slower than the average

2,500

number of jobs

$72,220

potential earnings

Foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary

5.7%

faster than the average

30,600

number of jobs

$69,920

potential earnings

Forestry and conservation science teachers, postsecondary

2.2%

slower than the average

2,100

number of jobs

$87,400

potential earnings

Geography teachers, postsecondary

2.9%

slower than the average

4,800

number of jobs

$82,330

potential earnings

Health specialties teachers, postsecondary

20.5%

much faster than the average

254,000

number of jobs

$99,090

potential earnings

History teachers, postsecondary

3.6%

about as fast as the average

26,000

number of jobs

$76,890

potential earnings

Kindergarten teachers, except special education

3.7%

about as fast as the average

127,700

number of jobs

$57,860

potential earnings

Library science teachers, postsecondary

3.0%

about as fast as the average

5,400

number of jobs

$71,580

potential earnings

Mathematical science teachers, postsecondary

1.3%

slower than the average

60,100

number of jobs

$73,650

potential earnings

Middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education

3.6%

about as fast as the average

627,100

number of jobs

$60,810

potential earnings

Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

17.6%

much faster than the average

72,900

number of jobs

$75,470

potential earnings

Philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary

6.7%

faster than the average

30,900

number of jobs

$76,160

potential earnings

Physics teachers, postsecondary

4.4%

about as fast as the average

17,100

number of jobs

$90,400

potential earnings

Political science teachers, postsecondary

4.9%

about as fast as the average

19,800

number of jobs

$85,760

potential earnings

Postsecondary teachers, all other

2.0%

slower than the average

245,900

number of jobs

$71,950

potential earnings

Preschool teachers, except special education

2.5%

slower than the average

540,400

number of jobs

$31,930

potential earnings

Psychology teachers, postsecondary

8.8%

much faster than the average

46,800

number of jobs

$78,180

potential earnings

Recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary

2.6%

slower than the average

19,100

number of jobs

$66,290

potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

3.8%

about as fast as the average

1,050,800

number of jobs

$62,870

potential earnings

Social sciences teachers, postsecondary, all other

-0.3%

little or no change

19,300

number of jobs

$69,340

potential earnings

Social work teachers, postsecondary

5.7%

faster than the average

17,300

number of jobs

$71,570

potential earnings

Sociology teachers, postsecondary

3.8%

about as fast as the average

17,000

number of jobs

$75,610

potential earnings

Special education teachers, all other

8.5%

much faster than the average

36,600

number of jobs

$62,820

potential earnings

Special education teachers, kindergarten and elementary school

2.9%

slower than the average

193,000

number of jobs

$60,620

potential earnings

Special education teachers, middle school

2.6%

slower than the average

84,700

number of jobs

$61,820

potential earnings

Special education teachers, preschool

8.3%

much faster than the average

23,000

number of jobs

$61,400

potential earnings

Special education teachers, secondary school

3.2%

about as fast as the average

143,000

number of jobs

$62,320

potential earnings

Notice: Career Information Source
* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.

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