Online Teaching and Learning


Effective 1 June 2024 through 31 May 2025

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Graduate Certificate
18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Education and is only available online.

For information on the general requirements for a certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures under the Academic Policies section of this catalog.

Program Description

The online teaching and learning certificate is a 18 credit hour program designed to provide students with the tools and knowledge to work in the field of online teaching and learning. The certificate may be earned as part of the masters degree program or as a stand-alone graduate certificate.


Required Courses 

  • EDTC 5460 Curriculum Design: Technology Apps (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5465 Instructional Design (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5633 Adult Learning and Technology (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5823 Designing an Online Course (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5830 Collaboration and Learning in a Virtual Environment (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5840 Designing an Online Curriculum (3 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general admission requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution electronically to If this service is not available, send transcripts to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119 

Additional Requirements

Requirements for admission to the online teaching and learning certificate program include:

  • Receipt of all official transcripts.
  • Final degree conferred GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Essay.