Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology

This certificate is available online.

Contact Information
Phone: (217) 206-7516

The K-12 Educational Technology graduate certificate is designed for practicing teachers and administration who are interested in learning more about integrating digital technologies into classroom teaching and learning.  A total of six courses are required.

A passing grade in an EDL course is considered to be B or above. A failing grade is given for work below that level. A maximum of eight hours of C (2.0) grades is applicable to the degree (grades of C- or lower are not accepted), provided that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is reached at time of graduation and an approved Student Petition form is on file in the Office of Records and Registration.

Required Courses

EDL 515Online Teaching and Learning4
EDL 516Instructional Design for Technology4
EDL 517Education Technology Leadership4
EDL 518Educational Technology Systems4
EDL 547Technology in the Curriculum4
EDL 555Foundation for Technology in the Curriculum4
Total Hours24

Candidates who wish to have their course work evaluated to meet licensure must also take and pass ISBE Licensure Exam(s) in their specific area(s) to qualify for state of Illinois entitlement.