The Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning (XOP) is a 14-credit hour non-degree program of graduate level coursework offered by the USF Sarasota-Manatee School of Education for those interested in learning more about virtual instruction. The four (4) courses will provide a strong foundation in curriculum design and instruction so that participants are prepared to design, facilitate, deliver and assess on-line learning.
- A Bachelor’s degree in any field from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) GPA,
- Official (original and sealed) transcripts from all institutions of higher education (degrees earned from USF do not require transcripts),
- Letter of Interest (250 words) indicating your objectives in pursuing this course of study.
Total Credit Hours Required: 14
This non-degree certificate program is a 14 graduate level credit course of study and should be completed within a three (3) year period of time.
Upon successful completion of the required courses, the student will fill out a Completion of Program form and will be issued a certificate indicating program completion.
Required Core (14 credit hours)
|Course Number||Title||Credit Hours||Requisites (KEY)||Notes (KEY)|
|EDF 6284||Problems in Instructional Design for Computers||3||Computer literacy|
|EDF 6944||Field Experience||4||DPR|
|EME 6076||Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning||4||DPR|
|EME 6613||Development of Technology-Based Instruction||3||PR: EDF 6284; DPR|
Up to twelve (12) hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with college approval. Non-degree-seeking students and transfer students may apply one course to a graduate certificate with college approval.