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Grand Valley State University    
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Nov 19, 2018
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graduate Certificate in Online/Blended Instruction and Assessment

A certificate in online/blended instruction is available to GVSU College of Education graduate-degree seeking students in good standing. The certificate consists of the following four course sequence (12 credits):

It is recommended that students take courses in the following order: EDT 635, EDT 629, EDT 684, EDT 626. Students may not take courses concurrently.

Students must apply in advance for the field experience course. Advisor approval is required. Application deadlines (field experience): February 15 for spring/summer, May 15 for fall, September 15 for winter semester.

Interested students should contact their advisor or the graduate educational technology program director (email: This certificate is designed for K-12 classroom teachers who seek knowledge and expertise teaching in online or blended settings, faculty in higher education who seek knowledge and expertise teaching in online or hybrid settings, and corporate trainers or instructors interested in developing and implementing web-based, online instruction. Students must maintain a minimum grade of C and the cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher for all four courses.