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Officially approved as:

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12 

Certificate Description: The Online Educator Graduate Certificate Program will equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to design and provide effective online learning experiences including:

  • Designing online learning activities and assessments for meaningful learning
  • Designing, facilitating, and evaluating online discussions
  • Promoting student engagement and motivation in online learning environments.
  • Understanding unique characteristics of online learning environments
  • Selecting appropriate technology tools and learning objects to support online learners
  • Using Learning Management Systems to support and deliver online learning
  • Seeking for and evaluating Internet-based information and resources that can be used to enhance online learning
  • Organizing course materials in an online format

Certificate web site:
https://online.missouri.edu/degrees-programs/mu/education/online-educator/grad-cert

Admission Criteria

Application Deadlines

  • Summer semester: Rolling
  • Fall semester: Rolling
  • Spring semester: Rolling

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Graduate Certificate Program

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • SISLT Supplemental Information (built into the Graduate School online application)
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