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E-Learning, Graduate Credential

Offered in: CHICAGO | ONLINE

E-learning is a rapidly growing segment within workplace learning and performance that continues to grow as technology advances. It has dramatically changed learning environment and has become a core knowledge area.

The required courses of this graduate credential provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills to participate effectively in the design, development and implementation of e-learning programs. Courses are mapped to Association for Talent Development (ATD, formerly ASTD) competencies to ensure that this highly relevant curriculum transfers immediately to the workplace.

Classes are taught by a dedicated group of full-time professors and industry leaders who use analytical and creative approaches in a highly energizing, constructivist format. Five courses are combined to create this comprehensive program.


Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited institution with an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. A written statement of academic and professional goals and a current resume are required. For additional information, contact the Graduate Program in Training and Development.


Five courses (15 credit hours) are required.

The credential in E-Learning is ideal for both those who are currently working in the field who would benefit from a formal education and those who plan to enter the field. The program consists of four required courses and one elective.


Core Classes (4 Courses)

  TRDV 400 Introduction to Training and Development .....3
  TRDV 439 E-Learning Course Authoring-1 .....3
  TRDV 450 Learning Technologies .....3
  TRDV 451 Instructional Systems Design-1 .....3

Electives (chose one):

  TRDV 452 Designing and Facilitating for the Virtual Classroom .....3
  TRDV 453 E-Learning Course Authoring-2 .....3