Most of these companies require a four-year bachelor’s program with the knowledge of the content but some do not even ask for a college degree. You just need to know the syllabus and be capable enough to connect with the students online and you're all set for the job. At college or K-12 level, however, you need to make sure you have a Master's Degree or a PhD since course develops and project instructors teach graduates at some of the most prestigious universities, making credibility an essential. Along with college, K-12 also requires a teaching certification, a Mater’s degree as it involves course teaching instead of the generic syllabus and grading.