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    100% Online
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Learning Sciences, Media, and Technology

Graduate Certificate

Learning takes place in many different contexts and is affected by the technologies that are present and by the social norms that structure how people work, play, and interact with others.

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences, Media, and Technology helps students from all disciplines acquire a strong foundation in learning theory as they examine how learning, media, and technology intersect to create more effective learning environments. No matter your chosen career or industry, this certificate can make you a stronger teacher, manager, or trainer.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences, Media, and Technology prepares you for such careers as:

  • Educational researcher 
  • Instructional designer 
  • Learning and development specialist
  • Learning program manager
  • Corporate training specialist 
  • Educational toy designer 
  • Educational program assessment and evaluation associate

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences, Media, and Technology, you must complete 12 credit hours in core courses.

NOTE: If you choose to purse a graduate degree in Learning and Developmental Sciences, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.


  • P 507Assessment in Education3 Credits
  • P 540Learning and Cognition in Education3 Credits
  • P 574Topical Seminar in Learning Sciences6 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $425.06
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1275.18
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $510.07
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1530.21
Note:  Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.