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Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology

Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology


The Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology is a program for any post-baccalaureate graduate seeking to learn more about integrating technology into teaching or training. This graduate certificate program provides students with essential technology skills, including design and curriculum integration techniques for multimedia presentations, web pages, databases, spreadsheets, instructional software, digital video/audio editing, desktop publishing and more. This graduate certificate program enhances the experiences of educators or business/Information Technology trainers in incorporating technology into instruction and assisting students/employees in their use of technology. This certificate will be listed on the student's transcript upon completion of the program. One-hundred percent of the program is online.

The Online Advantage

  • All courses are taught online, providing you with unparalleled flexibility
  • On-demand courses available, allowing you to start any day of the year and complete coursework on your schedule
  • Credentialed faculty with broad research interests
  • No out-of-state tuition ever charged
  • Staff dedicated to support of online students

Applicants should submit the following pieces of information to the Graduate School in order to apply for this program.

  • Graduate Studies Application (also called "Form A"). You may apply online at wku.edu/graduate (click "Apply on-line")
  • Official transcripts from all universities and colleges previously attended. These should also be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. Former WKU students/graduates do not need to submit official transcripts.

The address for the Office of Graduate Studies and Research is:

WKU Graduate Studies
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11010
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1010

Twelve Semester Hours of Coursework is required:

  • LME 535 Survey of Educational Technology Practices
  • LME 537 Principles of Educational Technology Applications (Prerequisite: LME 535)

Select six credit hours (two courses) from the following:

  • LME 545 Educational Technology Production (Prerequisite: LME 537)
  • LME 550 Emerging Technology in Education (Prerequisite: LME 535)
  • LME 547 Integration of Educational Technology (Prerequisite: LME 537)
  • LME 737: Educational Technology Leadership

Department Contact

Program Advisor: Dr. Marge Maxwell
Email: marge.maxwell@wku.edu
Web: wku.edu/lme/edutech.php

WKU Online

Phone: 270-745-5173
Email: learn.online@wku.edu

The Graduate School

Email: graduate.school@wku.edu
Phone: (270) 745-2446
Website: wku.edu/graduate

For more information about the cost of the program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.

For more information about the program, fill out the form below.


Did you know? The Kentucky P-12 Professional Educator Rate is a special tuition rate for Kentucky teachers in specific master degree programs. It is $495 per credit hour for the first 3 credit hours and $295 per credit hour for anything above 3 credit hours taken in one term. Click here to learn more!

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 Last Modified 4/9/18