Instructional Design – Graduate Certificate

Instructional Design

As someone who wishes to take their instructional career to the next level, you will find that the instructional design certificate offers a structured educational experience, rich in theory and aligned to professional and practical needs.


The instructional design certificate is an accredited, 12-credit program, with two foundational courses and a range of engaging electives. The certificate will provide you with the knowledge, tools, and strategies for success in industry, education, professional development, and other training settings.

Admissions Requirements

  • Academic records
  • GPA
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation

For specific program requirements, visit the Graduate College website.


Total: 12 credits

Contact Information

Benjamin Gleason
Associate professor

Evrim Baran
Associate professor

Denise Crawford

Iowa State Online


Online Certificate Details

Related Online Programs

Online Master’s in Educational Technology

Online Masters in Education Administration

Online Masters in Higher Education

Online Doctorate in P-12 Systems

Online Doctorate in Community College Leadership