Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, demand for online courses at all grade levels was rapidly increasing, with about 21% of public elementary and secondary schools nationwide offering at least one course entirely online. (NCES)
USF’s Certificate in Online Teaching (Non-Licensure) helps teachers inside and outside Indiana quickly meet this need as they develop and deliver engaging online courses to a diverse student body.
Guided by Franciscan values, USF Certificate in Online Teaching graduates have a profound impact as they reverence each student’s unique dignity and encourage a trustful community of learners in their classrooms.
Taught by instructors with extensive online experience, this certificate will help you balance your coursework with your current teaching schedule. You’ll take the following three-credit classes in short, eight-week sessions—100% online:
EDTC 501 – Online Pedagogy P–16
Discover and begin to apply a variety of methods and approaches for teaching online.
EDTC 502 – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Online Classroom
Ensure all your students have access to a fair and equitable online learning experience.
EDTC 503 – Advanced Pedagogy in the Online Classroom
Dive deeper into technologies and strategies to enhance your online classroom.
EDTC 504 – Developing an Online Course
Combine your newfound skills to create a fully online course you’ll take back to your school.
USF’s quality education programs consistently receive state, regional and national recognition—not to mention praise from schools that hire our graduates.
“Not every learner is the same. When I treat my students on an individual level, it matters to them. USF treated me the same way; I wasn’t just a number. When I teach, I carry that on with me.”
—Nadzara Sakinovic, USF Education Bachelor’s and Master’s Graduate