Online Teaching, Graduate Certificate

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The graduate Certificate in Online Teaching requires 12 s.h. of graduate credit and is offered completely online. Students must maintain a grade-point average of at least 2.50 in work for the certificate. Certificate courses must be taken on an A–F graded basis.

The certificate program is open to students enrolled in University of Iowa graduate degree programs and to individuals who are enrolled in the Graduate College as nondegree students.

The certificate program develops students' skills in using technology to solve instructional problems associated with distance and time. The certificate's online format uses the techniques and approaches that the program teaches.

The Certificate in Online Teaching requires the following coursework.

Course # Title Hours
PSQF:6205Design of Instruction3
PSQF:6211Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Instruction3
PSQF:6215Online Instruction: Design and Facilitation3
PSQF:6216Tools and Utilities for Online Teaching3

For more information, visit Certificate in Online Teaching on the College of Education website.