Certificate in Educational Technology

To provide for the changing needs of learners in the area of Educational Technology, this program offers Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education to educators, trainers and professional developers who wish to advance their knowledge of information technology in education, integrate technology into classroom instruction or professional setting, and use technology for communication and professional productivity. Through 6 credit hours of core courses and 6 credit hours of electives, the certificate will provide ICT foundational knowledge and skills, ways of integrating ICT in educational and other professional settings as well as opportunities to advance ICT knowledge and skills related to subject matter-specific topics.


Students seeking graduate certificates must be admitted to Graduate School in a degree program or in nondegree Category A status. All Graduate School policies relative to admission criteria apply.

Program Requirements

The educational technology graduate certificate is a 12-credit-hour program. The curriculum consists of 12 credit hours — 6 credit hours of required courses and 6 credit hours of electives.

Required Courses
CI 758Nature of Technology and Educational Implications3
CI 881Instructional Theory3
Select 6 credit hours from the following:6
Science Technology & Society
Technology in the Classroom
Technology and the Classroom: Young Children
Technology in the Classroom: Language Arts
Technology in the Classroom: Mathematics
Technology in the Classroom: Science
Instructional Design and Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Emerging Educational Technology
Multimedia Production
Total Credit Hours12


Students completing the requirements for a graduate certificate program must submit the Graduate Plan of Study form and the Application for Degree form no later than the 20th day of the fall or spring semester, or the 10th day of the eight-week summer term when certificate completion is anticipated. A $15 filing fee is required each time a degree card is submitted.