Educational Technology Graduate Certificate

The reading, foundations and technology department offers an Educational Technology Certificate that may be earned concurrently or independently of your graduate degree program. All courses are offered online or on-site (wherever the students meet) except for the electives that the student chooses.

Certificate in Educational Technology

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

Review the following Program Costs and Potential Occupations (Gainful Employment Disclosure).

Program description

The graduate Certificate in Educational Technology provides a 12 hour graduate-level experience for school administrators, teachers and staff working at the school building level.  The program provides for the acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for supporting teachers and students.  The certificate is interdisciplinary in nature and provides competencies in various areas.  This certificate is a Missouri State University Certificate and does not meet Missouri State Certification requirements for teaching.

Entrance criteria

To be considered for the program, a student submit a Graduate Application for admission to the certificate program.

Required courses (12 hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
EDT 650 Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 660 Digital-Age Learning Environments 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.

Normal Time to completion:

2-3 semesters

On-time graduation rate:

100% (May 2013)

Contact information

For additional information on the Educational Technology Certificate program, contact Dr.Ching-Wen Chang in the Department of Reading, Foundations and Technology at 417-836-5353.