The Instructional Design and Virtual Teaching certificate program is designed to enhance current concentrations within Curriculum and Instruction and create new pathways for faculty, administration, and students in this rapidly expanding field. This certificate is open to all graduate students at Tennessee Tech.

Students will apply for the graduate certificate following the admissions requirements for the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction as outlined below:

Requirements for Admission in Full Standing (Licensure, Non-licensure, and Post-baccalaureate programs):

  • For full admission, overall undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or above upon completion of a baccalaureate degree program.

  • Provide contact information for three references (name and email)

  • Successfully complete additional College of Graduate Studies application requirements (transcripts, application, etc.)

Additional Admission Requirements for Provisional Standing (Licensure, Non-licensure, and Post-baccalaureate programs):

  • Provisional standing may be requested by a departmental evaluation when the undergraduate GPA is lower than 2.75. Teacher licensure standards may require a separate minimum GPA for licensure.

  • To advance from provisional to full admission, a student must earn a minimum of 3.0 GPA on the first nine (9) hours of graduate study.

Additional Admission Requirements for International Students (Licensure, Non-licensure, and Post-baccalaureate programs):

International applicants must also meet or exceed the minimum English Language Requirements as set by the College of Graduate Studies in the current Graduate Catalog.