Educational Technology

This certificate is available online.

Contact Information
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

A passing grade in an EDL course is considered to be B- or above. A failing grade is given for work below that level.

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 Foundation for Technology in the Curriculum 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.