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Graduate Credential in E-Learning

E-learning is a rapidly growing phenomenon that has dramatically changed the workplace learning and performance industry. It has become a core knowledge area. This graduate credential is designed as an introduction to distance learning as it applies to training and development. Our program provides you with the foundational knowledge and skills to participate effectively in the design, development and implementation of e-learning programs. 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.

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. Courses are mapped to the Association for Talent Development (ATD formerly ASTD)competencies to ensure that this highly relevant curriculum transfers immediately to the workplace. 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.


Review requirements prior to fall 2014.

Five courses (15 credit hours) are required.

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

Choose one of the following:

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

View course descriptions.