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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long does it take to get the Graduate Certificate?

A: You can complete the courses needed for the Certificate within a year if you wish. Some students choose to take the required 12 credits over a two year period.

Q: What does having a Distance Education Graduate Certificate mean?

A: Having the Certificate adds a marketable dimension to your skills and expertise in the area of distance education, which is constantly expanding and evolving. It provides you with appropriate credentials for the New Millenium.

Q: How technologically savvy do I need to be before I start taking courses?

A: Students begin taking courses as part of the Distance Education Graduate Certificate with varying levels of technological skills. The experience you gain from your coursework will help you to enhance and expand those skills through online collaboration and communication with faculty and fellow students.