Become a leader in online education.

Learn how to enhance student learning online in the Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching from Lesley University. Our program focuses on the tools, features, and pedagogical practices of teaching online. You’ll explore topics such as emerging technologies, universal design for learning (UDL), facilitating and communicating online, and developing an online course. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.


For detailed information about programmatic outcomes, please click here.

Program of Study

Graduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
ECOMP 6201 Online Teaching: Introduction to Design and Practice
ECOMP 6202 Online Teaching: Assessment and Evaluation
ECOMP 6203 Online Teaching: Building Communities and Facilitating Student Discussions
ECOMP 6204 Online Teaching: Course Design, Development, and Strategies
ECOMP 7017 Online Teaching: Issues and Implementation

Faculty Spotlight

Sue Cusack

Assistant Professor

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Lisa McBride

Adjunct Professor

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Tuition is $610 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A résumé
  • If you are pursuing a graduate certificate for professional licensure or endorsement in Massachusetts, you will need to submit your bachelor’s and master’s transcripts with a copy of your initial license. Please speak with an admissions counselor to verify which license is required for the professional license/endorsement you are seeking.

We’ll help you get started by gathering your transcripts for you — and we’ll even pay any fees to get copies for you.

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