Professional Certificate in Educational Innovation

Launch Your New Professional Journey!

We are supporting the next generation of educational innovators who are inventing the future of learning. This program is designed for professionals seeking to expand opportunities in three emerging career pathways in the exciting domain of ed innovation:

Career Pathways

     1. LX (Learning Experience) Design & Emerging Technologies

     2. Educational Innovation Leadership

     3. Edupreneurship 

Participants are able to choose from a unique blend of coursework to meet their career and business goals, learning with leading educational innovators from around the globe! Get the experiences, knowledge, network and mentoring you need to get you from where you are today to where you want to be.

  • Fully Online options at USD 
  • 4-course requirement, emphasizing learning experiences over exams
  • Access to the Ed Innovator Network, includes discounts to all our courses and events
  • Internships, Fellowships, and Scholarships available

Get Started

Learn more about the Educational Innovation Certificate or call our Career Program Advisor, Karly Wilson at 619-260-4510.

Upcoming Informational Webinars

Date and Time

  • Thursday, September 17th 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, September 24th, 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, October 8th 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, October 22th 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, November 5th 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, November 19th 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, 4:00 PM to  5:00 PM/PST Register Now
  • Thursday, December 17th, 2020, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM/PST Register Now



Please join Karly Wilson, Career Program Advisor, and Lisa Dawley, Executive Director, to learn more about the Certificate in Educational Innovation at the University of San Diego. Karly will discuss how the certificate program can take professionals who are interested in the innovator and edupreneurial dynamic to build the future of learning.  This information session will cover courses, cost, and support. 

Meet the instructors and get a course preview by attending one of their upcoming free Ed Innovation Expert Webinars!

Program Conceptual Framework

We recognize that innovation in education represents a spectrum of activity including research, design and development, to sustaining and scaling, which requires the work of leaders and entrepreneurs familiar with building cultures of innovation. This conceptual framework guides our program design, course offerings, internships and the mentorship our students receive.
a diagram showing three areas of educational innovation, LX design, leadership and edupreneurship, with creativity going across all three strands