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Admission to Graduate Certificate at KU

Effective September, 2017: The University of Kansas is no longer accepting applications for admission to the graduate certificate in Instructional Design. However, the Department will continue to offer a Master’s degree in Educational Technology in Lawrence. More information on the program in Lawrence can be found here.


To be considered for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design, prospective students must have completed a Bachelor’s degree with a GPA greater than 3.0. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 should contact an admissions advisor for information about provisional admissions.

Application Deadlines for Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

Apply before July 15 to begin in the Fall Semester

Apply before December 15 to begin in the Spring Semester

Apply before April 1 to begin in the Summer Semester

Once you've decided to apply, you will need to start with the online application. Materials required with the online application include:

  • Transcripts - One official copy of your academic transcript from each college or university attended.
  • Resume - A current copy of your professional resume, curriculum via (CV), or an electronic portfolio.

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