Affordability and Credibility
The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education offers you a diverse and affordable solution to earning a Graduate Certificate in Distance Education. The program merges both quality and convenience, and provides an opportunity for working professionals who already have a university degree to gain the knowledge and skills to systematically design, develop and deliver online courses and training programs.
Learn at Your Convenience
Our course offerings are designed to maximize individual engagement through relevant, collaborative and interactive instruction. You will thoroughly explore all aspects of distance education, while completing your certificate.
This 9 credit-hour certificate can be conveniently completed on a part-time basis by taking 2 courses per semester over the fall and spring semesters.
Credits earned can be applied toward the Instructional Design and Technology M.S.
Invest a Little For a Big Return
2017-2018 Texas Resident Tuition Rates: $1,580 for one, three-hour course*
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*Students receive a tuition and fee break by taking more courses per semester. Use the tuition calculator to compare how tuition and fees vary the more courses you take per semester. The calculated tuition and fee total is an estimate and may be subject to change. Excludes special fees that do not affect all students.
Gain Real-World Knowledge
The Graduate Certificate in Distance Education can enhance your knowledge and qualifications in the field of online learning, as well as bridge the gap toward a career in distance education or instructional design.