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The Educational Technology program is committed to offering an E-Learning Certificate, a fully Web-based, graduate-level, non-degree program in the area of distance education with an emphasis on e-learning. The 12-hour certificate program targets e-learning practitioners seeking a graduate certificate and those who show interest in teaching/learning online initiatives in higher education or at e-learning industries. 

The goal of the E-Learning Certificate program is to prepare student candidates to serve as effective online educators by advancing knowledge and skills in electronic learning, both conceptual and practical. With the advanced studies in the graduate program, these candidates are also able to meet changing job requirements in response to current trends in e-learning.

Please note that the 12-credit-hour program is not the same as a state teaching license. The certificate is offered through The University of Texas at Brownsville.


Click on the following link to download the E-Learning Certificate Program of Study form.

Program Highlights

  • This program is delivered completely online through a courseware management system (currently BlackBoard) in conjunction with a conference management system (currently Wimba Live Classroom).
  • Learn how to design, develop, implement, and evaluate instructional units for e-learning environments.
  • Should you wish to pursue an M.Ed. degree in Educational Technology at UTB, the four completed courses in the E-Learning Certificate program will transfer directly into the Master's degree program, pending advisor approval.
  • All courses include a variety of asynchronous and synchronous learning activities that are collaborative, engaging, dynamic, and interactive, using the latest technology tools in e-learning.

E-Learning graduates will be prepared to work as instructional designers/developers in higher education, or industries with an e-learning workforce.

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