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Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning

Keep pace with the evolving and innovative world of education with the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning at Indiana Wesleyan University. In less than a year, you can refresh your teaching abilities and gain a new set of technology, tools, and strategies for teaching in modern P-12 settings. Discover how IWU helps students in this program meet the rapidly changing needs of today’s learners through a 100% online format.

Why Pursue My Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning at IWU?

There are several benefits to pursuing your education online at IWU. Courses in this program are taught by experienced faculty with years of experience in education. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. We also provide comprehensive student services, from tech support to tutoring, to help you succeed in this online teaching and learning certificate program. Our approach to online education allows busy professionals and parents to continue their careers without putting their current lives on hold. Plus, we lock in the rate of your tuition as soon as you begin the program.

What Will I Learn in This Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning?

This certificate in online teaching and learning program is designed to help students become proficient in the tech, tools, and methods for effectively engaging students in a digital world. Online course materials are delivered through virtual reality, video discussion, concept maps, demo videos, and other tech-driven applications. Course topics cover teaching online, engaging, and empowering learning through technology, fundamentals in instructional design, and more. Students searching for a graduate certificate in online teaching who want a comprehensive education should consider everything this program has to offer.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

15 Credit Hours


$480/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching & Learning

Coursework for your graduate certificate in online teaching and learning covers how to:

  • Design effective online courses using the latest learning, technology, design, evaluation, and instructional theories
  • Apply best practices for teaching and learning methods in a variety of settings
  • Develop effective curriculum, authentic learning experiences, and accurate assessments
  • Maximize student potential by identifying and applying appropriate technologies and tools for your classroom

Program Requirements
  • Have completed a baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University. Transcripts from foreign institutions may need to be sent to an outside agency for evaluation and determination of transferable credits, degrees, and GPA. If this outside review is necessary, students are responsible for the initiation of this evaluation and for any fees incurred during the process.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed.
  • Experience in an education environment.
Completion Requirements
  • Successfully complete the program curriculum.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in all graduate work and a minimum grade of "B-" in each course.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required in order to receive a certificate.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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