Instructional Design Certificate

MasterTrack™ Certificate in Instructional Design

Learn MoreLaunch your instructional design career in four months with a two-course training program. In partnership with Coursera, we are offering an MasterTrack™ Certificate in Instructional Design that will provide you with the sought-after skills needed in the growing field of instructional design. 

Program Cost

$2,316.00* (this includes the Coursera ID Verification fees)
*This represents a special rate being offered to new students for these two courses only.

Solve real-world educational challenges and integrate technology with today’s learning environments. 

  • Learn to identify and apply the elements of a systematic design process
  • Understand the language and terminology pertinent to the design of learning systems
  • Identify major elements of instructional and learning system design models
  • Analyze design models and theories against intended learning objectives
  • Select design models and theories based on intended learning objectives
  • Apply design models and theories to improve existing learning systems

Live Video Sessions

The Instructional Design MasterTrack Certificate program includes weekly live video sessions from 6:00 - 8:00 pm CST. The first two live video sessions are required and are designed for you to interact with your course instructors and peers synchronously for enriched learning experiences. Live video sessions will be recorded and archived.

Informational Webinar

View the most recent informational webinar.

How to Enroll

View upcoming courses and enrollment steps.  

Course Information

From MasterTrack™ to Master's Degree

Yes, upon completion of the MasterTrack™ Certificate you may apply to one of our master's degree programs. If accepted, you can transfer credits earned as part of the MasterTrack Certificate into the online EdM or EdD in the Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership degree, with a concentration in one of the following areas: Diversity and Equity in Education, Global Studies in Education, Human Resource Development, and Learning Design and Leadership. For more information on these programs and the application process, please complete this short form and select the concentration of interest.

Frequently Asked Questions

**Current students enrolled in online or off-campus programs offered by the College of Education may take a MasterTrack course but will be assessed at your current degree program tuition rate and will be responsible for paying the Coursera ID Verification fee of $158.00 per course. Please visit the program page for the full list of FAQs.

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Questions
Dr. Mila Thomas Fuller
Assistant Director of Online Programs
217-300-2725
mtcinstructionaldesign@education.illinois.edu