Due to COVID-19, BGSU is temporarily waiving the GRE and GMAT requirements for students applying to any of the University’s graduate certificates and master’s degree programs for summer 2020 and fall 2020.
Graduate application fees for new domestic applicants for the summer and fall semesters will also be waived.
To obtain the BGSU Certificate in Instructional Design, participants in this program take FOUR graduate-level courses developed to provide the skills in new media development, instructional systems design, multimedia production, courseware design, and digital game based learning.
This course focuses on the development of a framework for the Learning Design program that supports pedagogical diversity and innovation for formal and informal learning in the public and private sectors with a focus on new media.
This course focuses on the basic instructional design model: ADDIE model, and guide students through the typical instructional design process that includes analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation.
This course is a survey of instructional design and digital multimedia development and evaluation techniques and evidence-based multimedia design principles for dissemination of content using various software applications.
The course is an introductory inquiry into the systematic design and development of instructional digital game-based learning (or serious gaming as it is often called); use of game theory and principles applied to training and learning problems.
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
For Area of Study, select “Certificate” and “Instructional Design (eCampus)”
Note: All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.
Submit Official Transcripts
TRANSCRIPTS: Submit scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended to the Graduate College. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree granting institution must be submitted.
Request official transcripts be sent to:
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 53 PTEA, or 7.0 IELTS score. For information visit the Educational Testing Service website.
Personal Statement and Letters of Recommendation
You will upload these items as part of the online application process for this program.
A personal statement (1-2 pages) The Statement of Purpose should address:
- Your motivation for pursuing graduate study in your chosen field.
- What you hope to gain through graduate study
- Your career aspirations following completion of the program
Two letters of recommendation from recent instructors, employers or other individuals qualified to evaluate the potential for success in the program