eLearning Specialist Certificate

eLearning Specialist Certificate

The eLearning Specialist Certificate is offered completely online and is designed for professionals charged with integrating interactive online technologies into both educational and professional training environments. This certificate is ideal for individuals such as training specialists, instructional technologists, managers of training, curriculum developers, staff development personnel, and media specialists.


The eLearning Specialist Certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework. In addition, two elective courses are also available for individuals who seek additional skills. The graduate level courses can be applied toward a master’s degree from the Department of Instructional Technology.

eLearning Certificate

Graduate status is not required for this certificate. However, an individual with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college may apply for admission and receive graduate credit for their eLearning Developer Certificate coursework.

Certificate Program Coordinator
Helmut Doll, Ph.D. | hdoll@bloomu.edu | 570-389-4848

Department of Instructional Technology
206 Sutliff Hall
Fax: 570-389-4943

Required Courses

  • INSTTECH572 Introduction to Authoring
  • INSTTECH584 Online Course Design

Elective Courses (choose two courses)

  • INSTTECH548 Learning Analytics
  • INSTTECH550 Instructional Design
  • INSTTECH560 Multimedia Productions
  • INSTTECH570 Introduction to Website Development
  • INSTTECH577 Advanced Authoring
  • INSTTECH578 Advanced Authoring for Game Development
  • INSTTECH583 Social Media for eLearning
  • INSTTECH585 eLearning Concepts and Techniques
  • INSTTECH588 Learning Management Systems

The online courses incorporate a range of technologies to promote interactive communication and learning. Faculty and students interact via a combination of asynchronous and synchronous technologies including online meetings and real-time discussions.