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Online Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology

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Lead Innovation in Learning

Professionals in educational technology lead learning innovation through their understanding of the hardware, software, and educational theory used to facilitate learning and improve instruction. Help shape the future of learning and education with the Online Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology through LSU Online. Graduates from this program will learn workplace-relevant skills, such as identifying and implementing technology-enabled improvements in an organization, as well as have the knowledge to understand the trends and best practices in leading education through digital technology. This graduate certificate opens the doors for a wide range of careers, including training and development specialist, instructional designer, chief learning officer, and curriculum development specialist.

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Apply hours earned toward an Online MA in Educational Technology.

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Total credit hours per program: 12 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $459

Total cost with fees: $5,508

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.

Course Listings

  • ELRC 7500 - Technology Leadership in Education | Credit Hours: 3
  • ELRC 7503 - Instructional Design | Credit Hours: 3
  • ELRC 7505 - Design & Development of Multimedia Instructional Units | Credit Hours: 3
  • ELRC 7535 - Advanced Educational Telecommunications & Electronic Learning | Credit Hours: 3

Admission Requirements

In order to apply for the certificate, applicants must have and submit:

  • A minimum of a 3.0 GPA in their last 60 hours of undergraduate work or a minimum of a 3.0 GPA on all previous graduate work
  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended
  • A personal statement of interest in the areas of Educational Technology. Applicants should address how they became interested in working with or furthering their knowledge of educational technology, any previous experience integrating technology in an educational/training setting, and what they hope to learn in this program
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation

Career Opportunities

  • Performance Support Specialist
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Technology Integration Specialist
  • eLearning Developer
  • Curriculum Development Specialist
  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Instructional Technologist
  • Training Director

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