The OLC Online Teaching Certificate

The OLC Online Teaching Certificate Program is offered as a sequence of one foundation course and three electives leading from the conceptual to the implementation of online learning effectiveness best practices. The program’s theoretical underpinning stems from OLC’s five pillars of quality in online education: student satisfaction, access, learning effectiveness, faculty satisfaction, and institutional cost effectiveness.

  • Opportunity to work with and learn from recognized experts in the field.
  • Actionable feedback for immediate application.
  • Enhancement of existing instructional design and planning strategies.
  • Collaboration with peers from a variety of institutions and disciplines.

Learn more and register for the Online Teaching Certificate.

The OLC Advanced Online Teaching Certificate

The OLC Online Teaching Certificate is for those online faculty who wish to improve their online courses through the inclusion of active learning strategies, multimedia, and social media components, and stronger assessment practices.

Learn more and register for the Advanced Online Teaching Certificate.

Did you know that your OLC Online Teaching Certificate also earns you credits toward advanced college degrees? Find out more. 


Musgove-Clipboard-284x300 Find out why Ann Musgrove, Ed.D., found the OLC Online Teaching Certificate program to be such a transformational learning experience. Download PDF.




The OLC’s Advanced Certificate Program is for online instructors who are ready to challenge themselves to improve their courses and to develop an extreme course makeover during the course. This course is worth every penny and the ideas, networking and collaboration with other online educators equals a valuable experience.


Dr. Melissa Kaulbach, Chair, Education Programs, Sarasota University (Advanced Certificate)