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Instructional Technology Certification

The Instructional Technology Certification program is designed to cover foundational skills for developing and selecting computer-aided tools that promote effective learning. Continue reading for more information about this online certification from Saint Joseph's University.

Official Program Name:

Instructional Technology Certification

School Offering Program:

Saint Joseph's University

Degree Level:

Certificate

Program Prerequisites:

Though not required, individuals interested in this program may be practicing teachers looking to expand their skill set. Applicants to Saint Joseph's University's program should have earned at least a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Instructional Technology Certification is intended to provide students with an understanding of how to develop strategies to effectively apply instructional technology to a curriculum. They will study the management and administration of instructional technology programs at the building, district, and regional levels on ground and online settings. Students will have the chance to undertake hands-on projects in the field, and be given the opportunity to learn to select suitable technologies for specific classroom instruction. Prior to completion of the series, participants will take part in a practical work experience for a minimum of 12 weeks.

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

33 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial assistance may be available in the form of student loans or grants. Active military, reservists and spouses of these military personnel may be eligible for tuition discounts for online degrees and graduate level certificate programs. Contact Saint Joseph's University to learn more.

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Required Courses for an Instructional Technology Certification:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Saint Joseph's University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • ITS 605: Technology Applications for the Classroom (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 610: Applying Theories of Learning to Interactive Technologies (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 615: Interactive & Emerging Technologies (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 620: Multimedia Productions (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 625: Research in Instructional Technology (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 630: Instructional Design (3 credit hours)
  • SPE 630: Design and Technologies for Differentiated Instruction (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 640: Technology Planning (3 credit hours)
  • EDU 646: Language and Culture (3 credit hours)
  • ITS 695: Graduate Internship (6 credit hours)

Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Furthering Your Education:

Those who have completed this Instructional Technology Certification program could be able to earn Saint Joseph's University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology degree by completing an additional course. Participating in this advanced degree program could allow individuals to gain advanced knowledge and skills related to digital-age instructional methods.

Career Paths:

Upon completion of the Instructional Technology Certification program, participants could be able to take on additional responsibilities in their current professional position. Employment could be found with K-12 schools, postsecondary institutions, community organizations, government agencies, public libraries, or businesses.

With instructional technology training from Saint Joseph's University, opportunities could be found as:

  • Educational media specialists
  • Instructional technology consultants
  • Curriculum developers
  • Instructional designer
  • Director of academic technology
  • Technology integration specialists

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