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Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning

  • Program Overview

    Educators today need to be more fluent, and fluid, in delivering high-quality instruction online. This program will help instructors from K-12 through higher education to do just that. Students will explore effective strategies, current tools, and proven techniques for constructing and facilitating engaging online learning experiences.

    Program Features: 

    • 12 credit program
    • Fully online
    • Practical, hands-on coursework
    • Affordable tuition
  • Curriculum

    Admissions Requirements

    All candidates must apply online at:

    Applicants should submit the following to Graduate Admissions, Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915

    • Non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check made payable to Endicott College, cash or online) Application fee waived for veteran and military students;
    • Two letters of recommendation (one academic reference and one professional reference);
    • Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic work sent directly from the institution(s) including confirmation of undergraduate degree, date confirmed, and any other graduate work;
    • Statement of purpose of no less than three pages outlining your intentions for graduate study, your background in the field of applied behavior analysis, and the contributions that you intend to make to the field. This essay should be in APA format and include no less than 3 references.  
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all students whose native language is not English; minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 79 (iBT) is required. The institutional code for Endicott College is 3369. Endicott also accepts an IELTS score of 6.0 or better;
    • All admissions requirements must be satisfied in order to be formally accepted in a degree program. Students must be formally admitted to a program before the completion of six Endicott credits.

    International Applicants for Graduate Admission
    Endicott College welcomes and encourages applicants from around the world. International applicants are required to hold a college or university degree equivalent to a four-year American baccalaureate degree. Educational documents in a foreign language are required to be translated into English. All transcripts and translations of transcripts must be official originals and must show courses completed, grades received, grading scale, duration of study, degree or diploma received, and the date conferred. Endicott College reserves the right to request verification of the credentials by an external agency.

    International applicants must submit current TOEFL scores when their native language is not English or when their baccalaureate transcript is not from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Once students have been admitted as degree candidates, Endicott College will send detailed instructions about the process for acquiring an Endicott-sponsored student visa.

    Program of Study:

    Learning outcomes:

    At the end of this program, students will be able to:

    1. Identify key legal issues and trends in online teaching and learning.
    2. Develop effective pedagogical skills and strategies to facilitate online learning.
    3. Recognize and apply best practices for engaging online learners.
    4. Demonstrate capacity to move between different instruction modalities.
    5. Demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver online instruction that is accessible to all learners.

    Required curriculum:

    • EDN610 Foundations of Online Teaching
    • EDN611 Theory and Practice of Online Learning
    • EDN612 Online Learning Environments
    • END615 Advances Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

    Total Degree Requirements – 15 credits

"I have already put into practice so much of what I learned over the summer. My principal got wind that I had taken the class, and I ran two, one-hour PD sessions for the staff in my building on the things we learned. And, I have had many staff members tell me they are using them!"