Advanced Certificate (15 credits) — Does not lead to NYS Teacher Certification

  • Learn to integrate technology tools and instructional design techniques across the curriculum to improve your students’ instructional outcomes, listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
  • Develop the skills to coach others in technology integration.
  • Be ready to collaborate with other professional staff to support instruction through technology to enhance the learning and independence of students with special needs.

Program is Ideal For

  • Graduate students seeking professional certification in another content area who seek to develop technology skills
  • Educators who hold at least initial teaching certification; 12 credit hours of the Instructional Technology program may transfer toward a master's degree in Educational Technology
  • Professionals in fields closely related to education and technology instruction

What to Expect
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, for fall, spring, or summer entry.
  • Choose courses about robotics, computer graphics, multimedia, web design, accessibility, diverse learners, software development, or assistive technology.
  • Conduct research in some courses.
  • Receive an advanced certificate in instructional technology from Nazareth College upon completion.


Required courses:

  • Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Instructional Technology Capstone

Choose three electives:

  • Logo and Lego Robotics
  • Computer Graphics
  • Multimedia for Educators
  • Web Design
  • Accessibility and Diverse Learners
  • Assistive Technology
  • Software Development

Registration Process

Contact the program director for information and an interview:

Jim Fenwick

Jim Fenwick

Professor, Director of the Graduate Educational Technology Specialist Program
Golisano Academic Center 283