Graduate Certificate: Instructional Technology

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Certificate
Total Credit Hours 24

Program Description

The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development offers advanced study opportunities in Instructional Technology. These courses provide teachers, media specialists, instructional supervisors and post-secondary personnel the skills and competence necessary to select and use technology in all its forms. Attention is directed to the unique needs of individuals who aspire to leadership positions in the Instructional Technology field.

The Add-On Certification in Instructional Technology option meets all Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements for certification. The Instructional Technology certificate is designed for those who currently hold a valid, level 5 or higher induction, professional, advanced professional or lead professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate or life certificate.

Admissions Information

  1. Complete the requirements for a master’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Possess or be eligible for a valid Georgia level five or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate, or possess an equivalent out-of-state level five or higher certificate. Candidates who have completed all requirements for the Georgia level five teaching certificate have until the end of the first semester to obtain the certificate. Candidates with an out-of-state certificate will not receive Georgia certification upon program completion.
  3. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
  4. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-accredited evaluation service and must be a course-by-course evaluation and include a GPA. (

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges