Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning

Whether you are a K–12 teacher, post-secondary instructor or trainer, the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning gives you a solid foundation in the expertise you need to effectively use technology in your online or face-to-face classroom.

What Can You Do With This Credential?

To qualify for an additional salary level in BC, you need 30 or more senior- or graduate-level credits. Gain 15 of those credits through this credential.

Graduation from this program increases your marketability in the public school environment. Get noticed and get hired.

 Program Requirements

Some program requirements may be met with credits earned by Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR).

Admission Requirements

To apply for admission, please complete the Program Admission Form.

The following are required for admission to this program:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Baccalaureate (bachelor's) degree in another discipline, along with teaching qualifications or experience
  • Permission of the academic director or designate

Residency Requirements

Minimum of 6 TRU credits (distance or on-campus)

Certificate Requirements

15 credits total, with a GPA of 3.00 or higher over all courses required for this credential, as follows:

EDDL 5101, Educational Technology in the Curriculum (3)
EDDL 5111, Introduction to Distributed Learning (3)
EDDL 5131, Multimedia in the Curriculum (3)
EDDL 5141, Online Teaching and Learning (3)
EDDL 5151, Managing Your Technology Classroom (3)

Student Responsibility

You must maintain a GPA of 3.00 to remain in the program.

Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select can be applied toward the program requirements of your chosen credential.

Also, before you register in a course not listed on the OL website, apply for a letter of permission. Otherwise, you may find either that course credits cannot be applied to your program or you must pay a transcript reassessment fee.

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Please contact us to speak to us about applying for the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching and Learning program.