Graduate Certificate in IDT: K-12 Educational Technology

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  • 100% online
  • 4 courses
  • Complete in 2 semesters
  • Built for working professionals
  • Begin any semester
  • Courses also count towards IDT MS and EdD degree programs
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The graduate certificate in PK-12 Educational Technology prepares you to design, develop and evaluate technology-rich, PK-12 instruction in online, face-to-face and blended environments.

Whether you’re a current or former teacher, media specialist, school librarian, instructional coach, administrator, paraprofessional or interested in entering PK-12 education, there is a place for you in our program! 

This program prepares professionals for the following careers:

  • Technology Specialist
  • eLearning Specialist
  • Instructional Coach
  • Instructional Designer
  • Instructional Consultant
  • Curriculum Integration Specialist

This fully online certificate program consists of 4 courses (12-credit hours) that can be completed in two semesters! Courses from this certificate directly apply towards our MS and EdD programs in Instructional Design and Technology.

Program of Study

Course Title
IDT 7060 or
IDT 7061
Message Design or 
Instructional Design and Educational Technology
IDT 7062 Teaching, Learning, and Technology
IDT 7063 Models and Innovations of Educational Technology
IDT 7064 Educational Technology and Instructional Development

Suggested Timeline

Spring Fall
IDT 7060 or
IDT 7061
IDT 7063
IDT 7062 IDT 7064

Helpful Links

Students in this online degree do not pay out-of-state tuition! Visit the Tuition Estimator> to begin planning your budget for graduate studies (Select eRate under Resident Status).

You can investigate opportunities for scholarships> and financial aid>. Graduate assistantships are occasionally available.