Instructional Technologist Specialist Certification

Program Description

Today's students require educators who understand and know how to use technology in the classroom. Through the Instructional Technology Specialist Certification from Saint Joseph's University, you will be prepared to take on an important and growing role in the K-12 school environment.

With classes in multimedia production, instructional design, emerging technologies, alternative instruction and more, the online instructional technology specialist certification program from Saint Joseph’s University arms you with the theory and hands-on experience necessary to aid teachers in their quest to bring technology into the classroom. Moreover, graduates are eligible for Instructional Technology Specialist Certification in the Pennsylvania public school system, a credential that can be the basis for educational certification in many other states as well.


Admissions Requirements

Bachelors’ Degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

Internship Requirement for the PA Instructional Technology Specialist Certification

Field Experience in a K-12 school setting

Field Experience must take place while taking the Graduate Internship course during a 16 week semester (Spring, Summer, or Fall)

Required Clearances for the Graduate Internship

Prior to beginning the Graduate Internship, students must submit the SJU Background Clearance Document verifying that they have obtained all required clearances for their state.

All clearances must be valid through the end of your Graduate Internship.

Core Courses
ITS 605Technology Appl for Classroom 13
ITS 610Apply Theory Lrn Interact Tech 13
ITS 615Intro to Interact Technology 13
ITS 620Multimedia Productions 13
ITS 625Res in Instruct Technology 13
SPE 630Design&Tech Differentiated Ins 13
ITS 630Instructional Design 13
ITS 640Technology Plan Across Curr 13
ITS 646Cultur Ling:Diversity & Techn 13
Graduate Internship 2
ITS 695Graduate Internship 16