Certificates Program

The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Certificates program is offered to support instructors as they integrate technologies into their courses to improve instruction and provide students with highly engaging learning experiences as well as flexible scheduling.

This certificate ensures the quality of online course offerings at TAMU-CC and support the continuity of learning in case of a disaster. It is a benefit and requisite for online course delivery.


Best Practices for Online Course Design Certificate workshop will be offered May 13-14, 2019.
Workshop schedule


The objectives of this program are to: August_2016_cohort

  • Improve and increase opportunities for faculty professional development and ongoing support for effective teaching in online courses.
  • Support TAMU-CC’s strategic plan by ensuring the quality of online courses, along with increasing our potential for continuity of learning in the event of an evacuation.
  • Ensure that TAMU-CC meets THECB and SACSCOC standards for distance education by providing faculty support services related to distance education and appropriate development for faculty who teach in online programs.
ODELT Certificate Programs

Certificate of Professional Development
in Best Practices for Online Course Design

[required for all new faculty]

Certificate of Course Design
and Development

Certificate of Course Delivery
and Peer-Review

Register, enroll, and complete a fully online course addressing online pedagogy, digital strategies, and online course development. 

You have other options to obtain this certificate:  

Option 1. On-demand with a big enough group. Please email  odelt@tamucc.edu to request this option.

Option 2. Instructors can receive credit for prior learning. Please review the  Process for Credit for Prior Learning in Online Teaching.

Develop a 3-credit hour course in Blackboard designated as I, B, E, or C.

The course must have the appropriate registrar’s designation in the course schedule.

The office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies will use this  course review form to review submitted courses. 

Participate in online course peer-review while teaching your course.  

Review a peer’s course while he or she teaches it; a peer reviews your course while you teach it. You mentor each other in your course design and delivery.

Instructors will submit two of the  Peer-Review forms: one as a reviewer and one as being reviewed.