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Graduate Certificate

Instructional Design & Technology

About This Program

As we move through the 21st century, education and innovation have become symbiotic concepts. Students are more responsive – and more receptive – to educational models that lean heavily on media in the classroom. Whether you’re considering a future as a graduate student or simply looking to expand your knowledge of classroom technology and media, Full Sail’s Instructional Design graduate certificate will provide you with an overview of strategies designed to engage a new generation of digital learners.

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Upcoming Start Dates

  • August 5
  • September 3
  • September 30
  • October 28

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Program at a Glance




Graduate Certificate Program


Interested in earning a degree related to Instructional Design & Technology? Here are some degree programs offered by Full Sail University related to this certificate program:

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Digital Media & Learning Applications - The curriculum provides learners with a microcosm of the instructional design process and software that explores digital media techniques.

Music & Audio for Instructional Design ‐ Areas of emphasis include music for personal branding, recording professional-quality voiceovers, the connections among music, language, and memory in a learning environment, producing original music for various learning applications, music and audio in video, and reaching aural and kinesthetic learning styles through music.

Filmmaking Principles for Instructional Design ‐ This course explores the components of filmmaking, video creation, and the concept of visual literacy. Students will learn a variety of video techniques that can enhance their instructional modules.

Full Sail's Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Project Launchbox

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Included Components

  • Apple MacBook
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud w/Captivate (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple Lightning to 3.5 mm Headphone Jack Adapter
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
  • Blue Snowball iCE USB Condenser Microphone
  • BOYA BY-M1 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone
  • Google Cardboard Headset
  • Oben TTVLK-8 Tripod Vlogging Kit with Ring Light
  • Screenflow (Download)
  • SLIK U8800L Tripod

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

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Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

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