Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Slippery Rock University

Teaching Online, Certificate

This program is designed to provide participants with teaching strategies and best practices regarding course development, research and implementing technology. 

Upon completion of the program, educators are eligible to receive the endorsement on their current teaching certifications by applying for the endorsement through PDE.

To access Certificate Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

Related Links

Teaching Online, Certificate Program Page

Teaching Online Fact Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

  • GPA: 2.75 or higher
  • Minimum grade of C required in all coursework
Required Courses
PE 502Foundations of Online Teaching and Learning3
Select two of the following:6
Teaching Through Distance Education in Higher Education
Using Educational Technology to Enhance Learning
Teaching Physical Education through Distance Education
Teaching Health Education through Distance Education
Technology-Based Inquiry in Middle & Secondary Schools
Research Methods for Teacher Leadership
Technology in Special Education
Instructional Technologies for Exceptional Learners
Total Hours9

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Teaching Online, Certificate (9000)
Revised 8.29.2023