Program Highlights & Benefits
Online, cohort format
10 month completion time
Advance education and professional development in Education Technology field
Professional Educators seeking certification as an Instructional Technology Specialist.
What You Learn
The Instructional Technology Specialist certificate area includes the science involved in the application of knowledge and competency required for the use of instructional technology as it pertains to aiding staff/administration in educational school settings.
How You Learn
Online Format: This is an online cohort program. No face-to-face class meetings are required, but students will be engaged in an active and engaging online classroom environment that includes assignments, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. The program is comprised of 15 credit hours, including a Practicum course in which students work with certified Instructional Technologists in schools, districts, or intermediate units. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout the course of study to be able to continue in the program. You will finish one 3-credit course every 8 weeks. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in 10 months.
A person holding a valid PA certificate for Instructional Technology Specialist is qualified to provide technology information to district staff and administrators at grades PK-12.
|EDUC 579||Learning Technologies for Educators||3|
|EDUC 504||Instructional Methods for Digital Teaching and Learning||3|
|EDUC 534||Online Teaching: Design and Delivery||3|
|EDUC 580||Instructional Technology Administration and Management||3|
|EDUC 604||Practicum in K-12 Schools in Learning, Design, and Technology||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||15|
Graduation requirements for the Instructional Technology Specialist Certification program include:
- Successfully completing 5 required courses in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and no grade in any course lower than a C
- Completing a capstone practicum experience