Educational Technology


Phone: (217) 206-7516

Certificate – Learn to integrate digital technologies into teaching and learning and become qualified for building and/or district level technology coordinator positions.

Endorsement – The PK-12 Education Technology Specialist Endorsement program is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education and graduates are eligible to apply for the endorsement to be added to their active Illinois teaching license.

Graduate degree opportunity – Combine the graduate certificate with an additional 20 credit hours of EDL course work to fulfill requirements for a Master of Arts in Education

Grading policy – Passing at the graduate level is considered a B or higher. A maximum of eight hours of C (2.0) grades is applicable, provided that a minimum GPA of 3.0 is reached at the time of program completion and an approved Student Petition is on file in the Office of Records and Registration. Grades of C- or lower are not accepted.

Required Courses

EDL 515 Online Teaching and Learning 4
EDL 516 Instructional Design for Technology 4
EDL 517 Education Technology Leadership 4
EDL 518 Educational Technology Systems 4
EDL 547 Technology in the Curriculum 4
EDL 555 4
Total Hours 24

Candidates who wish to have their course work evaluated to meet licensure must also take and pass ISBE Licensure Exam(s) in their specific area(s) to qualify for state of Illinois entitlement.