The Educational Technology Certificate Program

Our educational technology certificate is delivered in an online format, which is designed for curriculum directors, practicing teachers, and school leaders who seek to improve student learning with the latest technological innovations. You will have the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge in the use of technology and to develop effective strategies for using technology-enhanced learning activities in your classroom.

The Educational Technology Certificate program will consider applicants who:

  • Submit a completed Graduate Admissions Application form online or download the pdf print version.
  • Have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.8.
  • Submit all official transcripts of baccalaureate and graduate coursework.
  • Submit a TOEFL examination or the Michigan Test score is required of all international applicants and applicants whose primary language is not English.

Application Priority Consideration
The application deadline for priority consideration for Fall term is August 1, Spring term is November 15 and Summer term is March 1. Review of completed application files will continue until all open seats for the program are filled.

Acceptance Categories
The Educational Technology graduate certificate program grants acceptance in the following categories:

  • Full Acceptance: granted to those students who meet all admission requirements.
  • Provisional Acceptance: granted to those students who have not submitted all required materials but who otherwise have met the admission requirements. Students are allowed one semester to submit remaining credentials and are not eligible for Financial Aid until Full Acceptance.
  • Non-degree Acceptance: reserved for those students who wish to pursue courses for professional development but who do not wish to earn a degree or for those students who have course deficiencies that cannot be remedied within one semester. Students will be admitted to courses on a space available basis. No more than one-third of the semester credits taken in non-degree status can be applied toward a degree in the event that the student wishes to transfer to degree bound status. Students in this category are not eligible for Financial Aid.