2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Instructional/Educational Technology Graduate Certificate ►

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College: Community Innovation and Education Degree: CRT
Department: Learning Sciences and Educational Research
Program Website: https://ccie.ucf.edu/lser/instructional-design-and-technology

Program Description

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).

Please note: Instructional/Educational Technology Graduate Certificate may be completed fully onlinealthough not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered 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 required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. 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 http://global.ucf.edu/. 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.


Several courses are taught online and other courses will be offered on a flexible schedule at the Orlando campus. The Instructional/ Educational Technology certificate requires five courses (15 credit hours total).

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

Application Requirements

Admission is open to those with a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. An application to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines

Instructional / Educational Technology Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
Domestic Applicants   Jul 1 Dec 1 Apr 1
International Applicants        
*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Richard Hartshorne PhD
Telephone: 407-823-1861
​ED 209-E

Graduate Admissions

Christina Dabrowski
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address

UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

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