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:
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).
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.
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|
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
Individual program admission requirements include:
Take the following 15 units:
Select One Option
K-12 Option (15 units)
This certificate may be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program or as a stand-alone certificate. Under both circumstances, federal financial aid can be used for this certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.