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Online Teaching Certificate

Bay Path University's Certificate in Online Teaching is designed for those seeking to gain expertise in the field of online teaching and learning. Completion of the certificate helps professionals to position themselves in their organizations as knowledgeable of trends and best practices in online teaching, curriculum development, course design, course and program assessment, online community building, and innovative teaching practices.

Students in this certificate program will gain an understanding of online educational pedagogy, course design and delivery, educational technologies, higher education assessment, and best online practices. Outcomes of this certificate include an understanding of principles, philosophies and pedagogy of online learning; ability to evaluate learning theories and their use in online education, and analyze the effectiveness of various models of online education; ability to develop well-designed online course modules that incorporate best practices in online teaching and foster active learning communities.

  • 12 Credit Certificat - 4 Core Courses
  • Courses are offered 100% online
  • Classes begin every February, June, and October

* Start in October (Fall) and finish by mid-August (at the end of the first summer session) (11 mo)
* Start at the end of February (Spring) and finish the following December (10 mo)
* Start at the end of June (Summer) and finish the following June (one year)


For curriculum, visit our online catalog.


Did You Know? Students can complete the certificate program or use their certificate coursework to continue at Bay Path to complete the MS in Higher Education Administration - Online Teaching & Program Administration ConcentrationDoctor of Health Science - online teaching concentration, or the Occupational Therapy Doctorate - education track