Certificate Requirements

This certificate program consists of 6 three-credit courses, selected from the list below. Students select either the School Track or Business/Industry Track. Several of the courses are available online.

1. Required Courses - 12 credits

EST 565 Foundations of Technology in Education 
EST 567 The Internet, Social Networking and Collaborative Environments 
EST 570 Educational Technology Lesson Development  
EST 571 Educational Technology Research Methodologies  

2. Professional Tracks - 3 credits

SCHOOL TRACK (choose one) 
EST 563 Computer Literacy for Educators 
EST 573 Design of Multimedia Courseware 
EST 585 Technology in Learning Systems

OR

BUSINESS/INDUSTRY TRACK (choose one) 
EMP 509 Management Information Systems
EST 520 Computer Applications and Problem Solving 
EST 530 Electronic Commerce

3. Elective - 3 credits

EST 528 Teaching with Interactive Whiteboards and Immersive Technologies
EST 529 Supporting Common Core Standards Through Educational Technology

EST 574 Distance Learning and Virtual Environments  
EST 576 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Research and Education
EST 589 Technology-Enhanced Decision Making
EST 590 Project Seminar in Educational Computing 
EST 591 Independent Study in Educational Computing 
EST 596/CEY 596 Simulation Models for Environmental & Waste Management
CEI 511 Communication Technology: Impact on Education, Business, and Society 
CEN 580 Assessment of Socio-Technological Problems

Time to Completion

All certificate requirements must be completed within three (3) years from the semester date of admission as a matriculated student unless the student is also matriculated in a master's degree program. Master's students have five (5) years to complete the certificate requirements.