Educational Technology Graduate Certificate

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Teach with tech

Use technology to improve how your students learn and perform.

This four-course, 100% online certificate helps you bring tech-based teaching methods into your school or workplace.

Why earn a graduate certificate in educational technology at Missouri State?

  • Earn your certificate 100% online in just two or three semesters.
  • Boost your career. This certificate helps administrators, teachers or staff pursue training roles.
  • Explore the tools and strategies used within the digital learning environment. Be on the cutting edge of education.
  • Know the best technology for schools and businesses, depending on your learner’s needs.

Possible career paths

This certificate can be used beyond traditional teaching, too. Become a tech specialist or trainer for businesses, hospitals and other non-academic workplaces.

  • Building level technology specialist
  • System-wide technology coordinator
  • Business and technology classroom teacher
  • K-12 instructional technologist/coach

Certificate in Educational Technology

Ching-Wen Chang, Program Director
Hill Hall, Room 420; Phone 417-836-5353

Program description

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology provides a 12 hour graduate-level experience for school administrators, teachers and staff or those in other occupations who desire this expertise. The program provides for the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for technology support and training. The certificate is open to professionals from a variety of disciplines and specialties. This certificate is a Missouri State University Certificate and does not meet the State of Missouri certification requirements for teaching.

Entrance criteria

To be considered for the program, a prospective student must meet the admission requirements for a Graduate Certificate at Missouri State University.

Required courses (12 hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDT 660 Digital-Age Learning Environments 3 hrs
EDT 665 Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 763 Administration of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 764 Instructional Design 3 hrs

GPA Requirement

Students must maintain a grade point average of at least 3.00 on all graduate course work at Missouri State University.

Apply online

Apply to this certificate program through a central application: GradCAS. Review the sections above before you begin.

Note: This certificate is a Missouri State University certificate and does not meet the State of Missouri certification requirements for teaching.