Certificate Programs

The Online Teaching Certificate Program is designed to promote quality online learning experiences at South Carolina State University. The Center for Teaching, Learning and Extended Studies (CTLES), shall oversee the certification program and provide training opportunities in areas that will enable faculty to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful distance education instructors.

Pathways

Faculty may obtain a certificate through the following options:

  • Option A: Completion of the SCSU eFellows Program
    • Fall 2017 Course
      Course Start Week – August 21 – 25, 2017
      Course End Week – September 18 – 22, 2017
      Registration Deadline: August 1, 2017
      To register, email ctles@scsu.edu. Include your name, contact phone number, email address and academic department.
    • Spring 2018 Course
      Course Start Week – January 15 – 19, 2018
      Course End Week – February 12 – 16, 2018
      Registration Deadline: November 13, 2017
      To register, email ctles@scsu.edu. Include your name, contact phone number, email address and academic department.
    • Summer 2018 Course
      Course Start Week – May 21 – 25, 2018
      Course End Week – June 18 – 22, 2018
      Registration Deadline: May 1, 2018
      To register, email ctles@scsu.edu. Include your name, contact phone number, email address and academic department.
  • Option B: Certificate of Completion from an External Provider
    Frequently Asked Questions
  • Option C: Course Evaluation and Observation
    The Faculty Self-Review Rubric and the Online Course Observation Form for Option C are available can be accessed by logging into Faculty Connections

Click here for a more detailed outline of SCSU’s Online Teaching Certificate Program.

To apply for the Online Teaching Certificate Program, please submit a completed application to by e-mail at ctles@scsu.edu.

For more information about the Online Teaching Certificate Program, please e-mail ctles@scsu.edu or by phone at (803) 516-4931.