This 9-credit certificate program is available completely online, allowing you to learn the content of distance education through the process of distance education. Course topics include:
- adult education principles
- distance education course design
- instructional technology
- research in distance and online learning
Position Yourself for the Future
Distance education and online learning is widely embraced by companies and educational institutions are searching for cost-effective alternatives to traditional workshops, conferences, and classroom instruction.
A certificate in distance education positions students for career advancement in the field and in their current professional settings. New career opportunities for distance education and online learning professionals are available in continuing education centers, community colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and training and consulting firms.
Convenient and Flexible
Each course is taught online to maximize flexibility while maintaining teacher and student interaction. As a Penn State online student, you can learn when and where it's most convenient for you.