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The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences: Certificates:
Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Technology

This Post-Master’s Certificate in Educational Technology is designed for educators who want to effectively use digital media to improve learning in a variety of settings. The program combines theory with project-based courses that explore the latest trends and issues in educational technology, best practices for integrating technology to facilitate learning, and the application of instructional design principles across multidevice e-learning environments. Credits earned in this program may be applied toward Walden’s EdS in Educational Technology program or PhD in Education program with a specialization in Educational Technology.

Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification

This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure.

The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment specialists can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.

Certificate Requirements

  • 20 total quarter credit hours

Certificate Curriculum (20 cr.)

Course Sequence

The recommended course sequence is as follows:

Quarter Course Credits

Quarter 1

EDDD 8090 - Trends and Issues in Educational Technology

5 credits

Quarter 2

EDDD 8103 - eLearning

5 credits

Quarter 3

EDDD 8093 - Leading Change

5 credits

Quarter 4

EDDD 8107 - Designing Instruction for eLearning

5 credits