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Program at a Glance

Online Certificate
College of Community Innovation and Education
Credit Hours
Most Innovative University 2022

Innovate the training process.

Educators, instructional designers, and human resources professionals are all challenged to deliver training materials in creative and innovative ways. With your online graduate certificate in instructional design, you’ll be poised to work with students, coworkers and new hires in corporate, industry, and educational settings.

Through UCF Online, you’ll gain the foundational skills you need to design training, professional development, or other instructional materials. With courses that focus on topics such as instructional system design, multimedia for education and training, administration of instructional systems and more, you’ll be well-prepared to tackle the current evolution of the field.

This online instructional design certificate follows an interdisciplinary approach. If you’re ready to provide an unforgettable training experience, get started now.

International students who are in the U.S. and maintaining a U.S. Student Visa are not eligible for this program.

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Application Deadlines

December 1
April 1
July 1

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Course Overview

Instructional System Design

This course focuses on the systematic analysis and design of instruction, including task, learner, and context analyses, objectives and learner assessments, media selection, flowcharting and storyboarding.

In-depth study of the processes of planned change and adoption/rejection of innovations in educational settings.

Provides opportunities for students to examine parameters, problems, and areas of importance in the management of instructional systems.

Skills You'll Learn

  • Implement best practices in digital and distributed course design.
  • Evaluate pedagogy as implemented across learning systems.
  • Analyze user behavior to create high impact educational materials.

Career Projections


Annual Job


Job Growth
2019 - 2029

Source: Lightcast™ . 2024

Career Opportunities

  • Content Developer
  • Continuing Education Manager
  • E-Learning Developer
  • Education Technology Specialist
  • Program Assistant
  • corporate trainer
  • instructional designer