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What will I learn?

Become an Effective Online Teacher

In our increasingly interconnected world, many schools, businesses and organizations depend upon electronic learning opportunities to educate people who are not sitting in the same room. With a Distance Education Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you can become the trusted expert your team needs. With this program, you will obtain crucial skills that will help you create and teach successful online education programs.

Augment Your Education to Serve Others

Educators and instructors can enhance the training options provided by organizations and improve their career options with this 9 credit-hour certificate program. Not only will you learn how to bring cutting-edge technology to life for distance learners, but you can also apply your course work toward earning a Master of Science degree in Instructional Design and Technology.

Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (9 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$19,256.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

University of Houston - Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Boulevar,

HOUSTON,

Texas,

77058, United States

Online/Distance (9 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$19,256.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants will be considered for admission to University of Houston-Clear Lake, if they have earned bachelor's degrees or higher (as applicable) from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and are eligible to return to the last institution attended.

For international students

Student must have a undergraduate degree.

Proof of English Language Proficiency

Your minimum scores must be: 550 on the paper-based TOEFL exam; 79 on the TOEFL (iBT) exam; 6.0 on the IELTS exam, 53 on the PTE exam; or, You can successfully complete level 112 in the ELS Intensive English Language program.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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