Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Technology, Graduate Certificate


Academic Information

If you are a Pre-K-12 teacher or a technology coordinator who wants to enhance your technology skills, you may be interested in the Northern Arizona University certificate plan in Educational Technology. Our Educational Technology area is designed to help you explore the: 

  • use and integration of technology in instructional learning settings
  • design, development, and implementation of online and in-person curriculum based on higher-order thinking skills
  • pedagogical constructs to make technology a real tool for learning

The certificate program will provide you with experiential preparation in strategies for teaching in PK-12 classrooms and other professional development or training settings. 

This program is nationally recognized by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Technology, Graduate Certificate


Careers

What Can I Do with a Certificate in Educational Technology?

As an educator, you must be prepared to meet the needs of students in a technologically advancing world. The Educational Technology Graduate Certificate is a good way to acquire or update online design and online teaching  teaching and design skills.

The required coursework is based on the National Education Technology Standards (NETS) set by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Specifically, the Ed Tech graduate certificate meets the NETS for Technology Coaches (NETS-C). The Certificate in Educational Technology is available completely online. It can be embedded in the M.Ed. in Educational Technology program become the subject matter for the M.Ed. in Secondary Education program.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Technology, Graduate Certificate


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Technology, Graduate Certificate


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Candidates in this program are required to demonstrate content, pedagogical, and professional knowledge and skills. These specific skills and knowledge are demonstrated through candidate performance on key assessments embedded in all courses.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 15
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Some online/blended coursework Required

Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Education Technology Graduate Certificate is to provide students with the expertise and skills to integrate technology into their own teaching, model effective use of current technologies in diverse learning environments, and assist instructors in designing technology-enhanced learning experiences.

Student Learning Outcomes

For learning outcomes, see the International Society for Technology Education Standards for Coaches

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Technology, Graduate Certificate


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Certificate Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of Education

Department of Educational Specialties

Educational Technology, Graduate Certificate


Campus Availability

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