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Program at a Glance

Graduate Certificate
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The Graduate Certificate in Instructional/Educational Technology provides teachers with the knowledge and training to apply technological tools to the learning process.

The Graduate Certificate in Instructional/Educational Technology provides an opportunity for study and professional training and development of the leadership skills necessary to become educational technology specialists in K-12 schools. The certificate requires substantial independent thinking and emphasis is placed on the cultivation of scholarly attitudes and methods while assisting students in meeting the requirements for the State of Florida Teacher Certification. In addition, students will learn the subject matter needed to meet the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers developed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

All courses are taught online. The Instructional/ Educational Technology certificate requires five courses (15 credit hours total).

International students who are in the U.S. and maintaining a U.S. Student Visa are not eligible for this certificate.

Total Credit Hours Required: 15 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Please note: Instructional/Educational Technology Graduate Certificate may be completed fully online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.

International students (F or J visa) are not eligible for this program as they are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters with only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at (407) 823-2337.

UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.

Application Deadlines

December 1
April 1
July 1

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