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Graduate CertificateTeaching with Technology Graduate Certificate

Teaching with Technology

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching with Technology will provide teachers with a comprehensive understanding of instructional theories and models used to support the integration of technology into teaching as well as an in-depth look at essential technology tools for the classroom. This is an option for teachers who wish to learn more about integrating technology into teaching.

Teaching with Technology

Students can begin this 12-hour certificate during the Spring, Summer, or Fall semester depending on course availability. If planned appropriately, this certificate can be completed within 10 months or less by taking six credit hours a semester.

The courses in this certificate are offered online. The certificate can be completed to supplement any other graduate degree program; courses completed for this certificate can be applied toward a masters degree in Instructional Design and Technology (if completed within seven years of the first course).

Potential students could also be those who either already have a master’s degree or for whatever reason, do not want to complete another master’s degree.

For further information, contact the Teacher's College at 620-341-5367.

To learn how to apply to Emporia State University, follow this link.

All students admitted to an IDT program are required to provide their own personal computing devices to complete assignments. The device needs to be capable of completing required class assignments.


Program of Study

Core Courses - 6 Credit Hours

IT 700 Foundations of Instructional Design and Technology 3 credit hours
IT 727 Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching 3 credit hours


Electives - 6 Credit Hours

Select from any of the following elective classes:

IT 712 Moodle Learning Management 3 credit hours
IT 713 Digital Game-­‐Based Learning 3 credit hours
IT 714 Teaching and Learning with Mobile Devices 3 credit hours
IT 718 Powerful Presentations with Powerpoint and Prezi 3 credit hours
IT 719 Teaching and Learning with Photoshop 3 credit hours
IT 720 Digital Storytelling 3 credit hours
IT 727 Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning 3 credit hours
Other Approved Elective: 3 credit hours

Please note:

Transfer credit will not be accepted toward this certificate.

Grades lower than a C can not be used and must maintain a B average or higher.

All coursework must be completed within 7 years.

Apply for this Graduate Certificate, visit here.

Students must complete the Certificate Completion Notification form the semester prior to completing their coursework for the certificate. The form can be found here.

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Department of Instructional Design & Technology
Emporia State University
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4037
Emporia, KS 66801

Physical Address

Department of Instructional Design & Technology/TESOL
(on the ESU main campus)
1701 Morse Road
Visser Hall, 3rd Floor
Main Office, Rm 328