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Distance Learning Coordinators

Tips for Entry

Read publications about distance learning to keep up with news and developments in the field. You can find publications on professional associations' Web sites, such as and

Get an internship or a part-time job in the distance learning department of a school or a corporation to learn more about the daily tasks involved in DL coordination.

Distance learning coordinators are well versed in various computer systems, so be sure to take computer classes in the software programs that are used in this field.

Conduct an information interview with a distance learning coordinator to find out the pros and cons of this type of work. Ask your school's career services office for help in finding a coordinator and setting up the interview.