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Program Summary

Application Dates: 04/11/2020
07/24/2020
Start Dates: 05/12/2020
08/17/2020
Credits required: 12
Cost per credit: $693

Dr. Kun Huang

Assistant Professor

Director of Graduate Certificate in Distance Education

College of Education

307 Dickey Hall

Lexington, KY 40506

(859) 257-4661

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Equip yourself for the online learning market with this graduate certificate. Acquire the expertise to develop, manage, and deliver online courses and programs in a wide variety of settings.

Program Summary

Application Dates: 04/11/2020
07/24/2020
Start Dates: 05/12/2020
08/17/2020
Credits required: 12
Cost per credit: $693

Designed for working professionals, this online graduate certificate will help you develop high-quality distance education courses and programs. Graduates of our program work in education, public health, government, private business, and other settings. They create courses for colleges and universities, provide continuing education credits, and implement training. As a graduate of this program you will be able to:

  • Design educational materials for interaction in the online setting. 
  • Use learning management systems like Canvas and Blackboard.
  • Obtain training and coursework assessment in Quality Matters.
  • Learn digital video conferencing tools like Zoom, Blue Jeans, and Big Blue Button.
  • Implement e-learning and multimedia tools like Camtasia.

Coursework completed as part of this graduate certificate may also count toward the online Master of Science in Instructional Systems Design or the online Master in Rehabilitation Counseling. The Graduate Certificate is a collaborative effort of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction within the Instructional Systems Design program and the Department of  Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling.

Admission to the program requires a bachelor’s degree in any field, with a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.75 or higher. 

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Federal Financial Aid and Certificate Programs

Please note that federal financial aid is not available for certificate programs, but other financial resources may be available on the Financial Aid page.


Contact

Dr. Kun Huang

Assistant Professor

Director of Graduate Certificate in Distance Education

College of Education

307 Dickey Hall

Lexington, KY 40506

(859) 257-4661

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.