Specialized Credential in Online Instruction and Assessment

Program Completion Requirements

Sequence of Coursework

  • Each course may be completed in 8 weeks and the entire credential in 1-2 semesters.
  • For those desiring to complete the course in either the one or two semesters, the following options apply.
    • Single Semester Option:
      • First 8 weeks of semester
        • R 505 and P 507
      • Second 8 weeks of semester 
        • W 520 and R 503
    • Two Semester Option
      • First semester
        • R 505 and P 507
      • Second semester        
        • W 520 and R 503
  • Students may enroll in the first two courses and the final two courses simultaneously.
  • If a student chooses the single-semester option, they are responsible for completing all cousework for a given class prior to starting the next class.
  • If a student chooses the two-semester or longer option, it is highly recommended that they complete the first course listed before they can begin the second course (i.e. R 505 must be completed before P 507 begins).
  • It is recommended that all required coursework for the credential be completed within two years of acceptance.
  • Every course will be offered during the fall and spring academic semesters.

Academic Requirements

  • The credential is open to students who hold a BA, BS, MA or MS degree from an accredited college or university.

Retention Requirements and Completion

  • Students must complete the 12 credit hours of courses listed from IU East in order to complete the credential program.
  • Students are required to obtain a grade of B- or better for all courses used in the credential.