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Majors & Degrees

Online Instruction and Design (K-12)

Designed for preparation in developing, teaching, managing, and assessing effective online instruction in today’s K-12 schools.

For a limited time, Mississippi College is offering this program for FREE to MS educators. Apply to reserve your seat for October 2021 or January 2022.

Schools and Districts can no longer rely solely on traditional instruction utilizing a face-to-face model; instead, educators must become versed in online instructional delivery and design to meet current needs of K-12 learners. The Online Instruction K-12 certification program is designed for students who are seeking training and preparation in developing, teaching, managing, and assessing effective online instruction in today’s K-12 schools by studying learning theories, instructional strategies, technology, and best practices for application in the virtual classroom.

Admission, Maintenance, and Graduation Requirements

  • Must have completed a teacher education program from an accredited university and/or must have earned a Class A standard, educator license issued by a state department of education or a recognized state agency (a photocopy of the standard, educator license is required).
  • Must maintain a 3.0 quality point average.

See Graduate Catalog for complete information regarding university admission, maintenance, and graduation requirements for the Graduate M.Ed. Programs.  

Required Content Courses (12 semester hours)

Course Description
EDU 6401 Foundations of Online Instruction: Theory & Practice (3 hours)
EDU 6402 Development & Assessment for Online Instruction (3 hours)
EDU 6403 Management & Resources for Online Instruction (3 hours)
EDU 6404 Differentiation Strategies for Online Instruction (3 hours)
Total 12 Semester Hours

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