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Integrating Technology Into Education

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Graduate Certificate
Location(s): Online Learning

Program Overview

The graduate certificate addresses the theory and practice of educational technology, including key characteristics of different media and the design, development and use of multimedia resources in education and training settings.

Students who complete the Integrating Technology into Education Certificate will:

  • Apply foundational instructional design principles for integrating technology within their professional educational settings
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply, manage and evaluate theories, standards, technologies and techniques for integrating technology within their professional educational settings.
  • Design, develop and evaluate the application of technology in their professional educational settings
  • Develop a plan for managing the integration of technology in their professional educational settings

All 18 credit hours required for this certificate are offered online. Having created one of the first online graduate programs launched in the United States, the experienced Educational Technology Leadership Program faculty and staff ensure flexibility along with meaningful substance and engaging online participation.

 

 

Admission Requirements

Admission deadlines:

Fall – April 1

Spring – October 1

Summer – March 1

Recommendations required:

Two (2) recommendations

Prior academic records:

Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript.  Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended should be uploaded to your online application.  Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.

Transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be accompanied by an official transcript evaluation from an accredited independent evaluating agency. Please be sure you request a detailed evaluation that includes all course titles, credit hours, grade-point average (GPA), United States degree equivalency, and date of degree conferral. For a list of acceptable foreign credential evaluation services, please click here.

Statement of purpose:

In an essay of 250 to 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study at The George Washington University, describing your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned in the application.

Additional requirements:

A resumé is required.

International applicants only:

Please review International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents, earlier deadlines for applicants requiring an I-20 or DS-2019 from GW, and English language requirements.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
The George Washington University
2136 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Contact for questions:
gsehdadm@gwu.edu ~ 202.994.9283 ~ 202.994.7207 (fax)
9:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday