The Online Instruction Program Endorsement (PK-12) is designed for classroom teachers who are passionate about developing their craft in the online environment, while also preparing to become teacher-leaders in the field of instructional technology.  The courses are built upon the foundational standards outlined in the endorsement’s framework and also by the standards put forth by the International Association for PK-12 Online Learning (iNACOL).

Program Details:


  • EXPERT PROFESSORS, SMALL CLASSES:  Eastern’s curriculum is taught by experienced professionals who are current in the education technology field’s latest developments. 
  • THEORY MEETS CLINICAL: Theory courses are merged with field experiences in a variety of settings, from public to private Christian schools and approved private schools. 
  • SUPPORTIVE COHORT:  Each cohort of students stays together throughout the program, providing a continuous support-group environment.
  • ETHICALLY SOUND: Students are trained to pursue educational equity and justice through creative solutions.
  • ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE: Fostered through innovative instruction, evidence-based practices, rigorous curriculum, and comprehensive subject area knowledge.

State Authorizations

Please check the State Authorizations page to determine if Eastern University’s program fulfills your state credentialing requirements. Students who seek similar credentialing in states other than Pennsylvania are advised to contact the appropriate credentialing agency within their home state to seek information and additional guidance about credentialing in your state of residence. Additional state or local district requirements may exist for field placements in this state. Out-of-state student placements cannot be guaranteed by the program or the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Students are responsible for following all state and local district requirements and regulations for their field placement.