Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology

Admission Requirements

  • Complete the MNU application.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum combined GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Technical Requirements

All courses are offered in a paperless environment. Students are expected to have a laptop computer. Courses are taught using an online Learning Management System and are offered completely online.

To take advantage of the interactivity of courses, the following minimum system profiles are REQUIRED for students to be successful in the Moodle and other learning environments:


Macintosh OS

  • Mac OS X (Preferred)
  • 8 gig RAM
  • Broadband internet access
  • Browser with Java enabled: Most current Firefox (Recommended Browser)

Microsoft Windows

  • Windows 10
  • 2 gig RAM
  • Broadband internet access
  • Sound card and speakers
  • At least one of the following browsers with Java enabled: Most recent version of Firefox 3.0 (recommended) 

It is also REQUIRED that all students have:

  • Reliable Broadband Internet service
  • Microsoft Office or Google Docs
  • Adobe Reader Adobe (free download)
  • Computer with microphone and speaker for synchronous learning
  • Headset with microphone (recommended)

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