Educational Technology Graduate Certificate


The Educational 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.

Educational Technology Certificate Program

Ching-Wen Chang, Program Coordinator
Hill Hall, Room 119; 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 16-17 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

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
EDT 650 Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 763 Administration of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 764 Instructional Design 3 hrs
EDT 767 Educational Technology Practicum 2 hrs

Suggested Electives - choose two courses (5-6 hrs)

MED 661, MED 662, MED 663, MED 681; ENG 773, ENG 775, ENG 777CIS 660, CIS 720EDT 777; TCM 710; PSY 718; AGE 608

Total Hours Required     16-17 hrs

GPA Requirements

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.