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Post-Master’s Certificate in Instructional Design Leadership

This post-master’s certificate builds on your experiences as an instructional designer to prepare you for leadership among design teams. This certificate develops your skills related to project management, collaboration, and evaluation of both design products and the processes that produced them. You will also explore ethical and legal considerations of content, especially in the online environment. The certificate concludes with special considerations specific to leadership in instructional design. This certificate will support your development of collaboration skills necessary in design and developing instructional and training solutions. You will also cultivate collaboration with the diverse stakeholders for the projects you are managing, including recommending the allocation of resources and estimating the return on investment, as well as continue your exploration of ethical, legal, and political considerations in project management and collaboration. Instructional design is iterative, making feedback an important component. While in this certificate, you will hone your skills in securing such feedback – through evaluating both the processes and products of instructional design and development. As you learn more about evaluating design processes and products, you will reflect on the ethical, legal, and political implications of evaluation.

Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
Post-Master's Cert 48 16 33 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Students in the Post-Master's Certificate program will expand their knowledge of the chosen subject, while challenging themselves in advanced graduate-level courses.