Teaching in the Digital Age


College of Rehabilitation Sciences




Center City






16 Months

As the need for rehabilitation, health, and human services professionals increases, so does the demand for qualified educators to prepare the future workforce. The Teaching in the Digital Age certificate offers these professionals the fundamental knowledge and skills to teach and develop higher education curricula.

Program Features

  • Four graduate-level courses (a total of 12 credits)
  • Certificate can be completed in 16 months
  • All courses are 100% online
  • Courses can interface with our PP-OTD Program and may be used for graduate credit toward a Doctorate degree.
  • Courses can serve as electives for a variety of master’s and doctoral programs
  • Courses are available both as a Certificate or as individual courses for degree and non-degree students
  • Students use the latest distance learning tools
  • Students have access to professional literature through experts on specific topic areas and a range of scholarly writing services.


Tuition Discounting Programs

Effective 2024: Our new Tuition Rate Restructuring provides improved tuition rates for those currently using our discounted offerings. As a result, the JCRS Alumni Tuition Discount Program and Advanced Education Grants are discontinued. The Fieldwork Educator Tuition Assistance Program has been revised to $250 per credit for those who meet the criteria.

Tuition & Financial Aid

The Teaching in the Digital Age is a graduate-level program with tuition charged per credit to allow for flexibility in pursuit of this certificate. Please visit the University's Tuition Information page for more information about programmatic tuition and fees. 

JCRS Alumni Tuition Discount Program

Graduates from a degree-granting program in the Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JCRS) will be eligible for the JCRS Alumni Tuition Discount Program. The program provides a 25% tuition discount for the PP-OTD and Advanced Practice Certifications within JCRS.

Advanced Education Grants

The Advanced Education Grant (AEG) provides tuition reductions to eligible students who require financial support to complete an Advanced Practice Certificate. Students eligible for an AEG  receive minimal or no tuition assistance or continuing education funds from their employers and can articulate the value of earning this degree to their professional trajectory showing their promise as a change agent within their profession or their organization. International students are encouraged to apply. ​

Any admitted student who believes they are eligible for an AEG should complete and submit an application form by emailing it to the program contact, Susan Toth-Cohen.

Employee Tuition Reimbursement

Your employers may have funds budgeted to pay for tuition, either as tuition reimbursement programs or continuing education funds.