TabsOverview JIU’S EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS offer you an exciting way to increase your knowledge, advance your career and expand your opportunities. Whether you want to update your current skill set or gain in-depth, pertinent knowledge in a new area of interest, our quality certificate programs are designed to meet your specific education needs. The same high academic standards of our degree programs apply to our certificate curricula, ensuring that you will get the best and most relevant instruction available. WHY CHOOSE A JIU CERTIFICATE: CURRICULUM. The JIU School of Education – responsive to national and international demands for improved education outcomes – offers students a relevant, project-based curriculum and expertly designed courses aligned to professional standards, including those of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. FACULTY. Faculty members at JIU are appropriately credentialed and qualified. All faculty members hold a degree one level higher than they teach and more than 80% hold terminal degrees in their field. They are involved in the academic community through writings, publications and/or presentations but, more importantly, they are committed to the success of our students and to the JIU mission. SERVICE. JIU is regionally accredited and offers students a 100% online learning and service model. Every member of the JIU staff is committed to unmatched service that is attentive to students’ personal and professional growth. 95% of JIU’s students would recommend the university to others. ULTIMATE PROFESSIONAL. JIU supports your commitment to success by not only providing a quality, relevant education but also by supporting your lifelong career planning. As a student – and alumnus – you will have access to the Total Professional Advantage™ 2.0, an exclusive career development portal and program customized just for you! For more information, visit TPA™. JIU – THE GOLD STANDARD ONLINE UNIVERSITY®. If you’re ready to take the next step to build your career in education and make an impact, JIU stands ready to support your dreams. Education Certificates e-Learning Technology and Design: Instructional Design ibstpi® Corporate Training and Knowledge Management: Instructor ibstpi® Corporate Training and Knowledge Management: Training Manager ibstpi® Admission Requirements Applicants who are admitted into any certificate program have met the following admission requirements: Submit a completed application. Submit an official transcript that documents at minimum an earned bachelor's degree (or highest degree earned) and a minimum GPA of 2.5 from a regionally accredited college or university (or its international equivalent). Transfer Credits For specific information about the transfer of credit, click here. International Students Students with degrees and/or academic credit from institutions outside the United States click here to learn more about enrolling at JIU. Credit for Prior Learning Follow this link for more information about Credit for Prior Learning.