Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education

Innovate Learning in Your School

Set yourself on a path to transform the way students learn with a Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education from the George Washington University (GW). This certificate builds on your foundational skills as an educator, instructional supervisor or a similar background and helps you develop the knowledge and skills needed to effectively integrate technology into your coursework and classrooms.

Ideal for educators who are already in leadership positions but may lack the formal training in educational technology, the program combines leadership skills with the ability to successfully incorporate technology into educational settings.

Available completely online, this certificate will impart the theories, standards, technologies and techniques to apply coursework directly to your educational setting. You will also have the opportunity to engage other professionals in the process of integrating technology into their professional education setting.

Curriculum

Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education Courses

The Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education consists of 18 credit hours and can be completed in 1.5 years. Should you wish to pursue the Graduate Certificate, you can transfer credit hours into the Master's program.

Curriculum (18 credit hours)

  • EDUC 6368 Leadership and Education (3 credits)
  • EDUC 6401 Applying Educational Media and Technology (3 credits)
  • EDUC 6402 Computers in Ed. and Human Development (3 credits)
  • EDUC 6404 Managing Computer Applications (3 credits)
  • EDUC 6405 Developing Multimedia Materials (3 credits)
  • EDUC 6406 Instructional Design (3 credits)

Certificate Outcomes

With application that spans public and private sectors, K-12 and higher education, this certificate will prepare you design, develop, assess and manage the use of instructional technology in varied educational settings.

Students who complete the Integrating Technology into Education Certificate will:

  • Apply foundational instructional design principles for integrating technology within their professional educational settings
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply, manage, and evaluate theories, standards, technologies, and techniques for integrating technology within their professional educational settings.
  • Design, develop, and evaluate the application of technology in their professional educational settings
  • Develop a plan for managing the integration of technology in their professional educational settings
Faculty
Professor
(571) 553-0111
Associate Professor
(202) 994-1884
Professor
(202) 994-2263
Career Outlook

Career Outlook

To reach today's learners effectively, educators need foundational knowledge and skills in how to integrate technology into instruction to enhance student learning, knowledge and skills.

The George Washington University's Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education prepares you for positions that include training and development managers, which earned a median $95,400 annual salary in 2012 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Services, and are expected to grow 11% by 2022.1 Instructional coordinators earned a median $60,050 in 2012, with jobs expected to grow 13% by 2022.2

Career Opportunities for Graduates

  • Instructional technology supervisor
  • School technology specialist
  • Teacher integrating technology into their courses

Potential Employment Settings

  • P-12 public, private or charter schools
  • Higher education institutions
  • Corporate, nonprofit and government training departments

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/training-and-development-managers.htm

2 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/instructional-coordinators.htm

Certificates

Other Certificates Offered

Admissions

Admissions

    Program Entry: Spring, Summer, Fall
    Prerequisites: Bachelors Degree
    Campus: Online

Application Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Application Fee

For more information on any of these requirements, please visit our Admissions page.

Transformation Begins Here

Learn more about the Graduate Certificate in Integrating Technology into Education located online (844-386-7323).

In the News

GW’s Educational Technology Alum, Jeffrey Wessmiller speaks about the ins and outs of Section 508 compliance and the impacts on educational technology. Learn more!

GW’s Director of Online Admissions shares career insights and details about the online Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership program. Learn more!

Educational technology isn’t just for teachers. Individuals in government agencies, the military, higher education, health care, and corporations can all find rewarding jobs in educational technology. Learn more about educational technology jobs.

The field of educational technology is redefining education, changing the role of teachers, and helping students access information. Read more.

Educational technology tools offer teachers a powerful way to engage students, help them find and connect with information, as well as demonstrate their learning. Learn more.