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Instructional Technology Integration
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


As the demand for classroom technology continues to grow, so does the need for experts who can optimize technology to help students achieve. With an online graduate certificate in instructional technology integration from University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll gain advanced skills in curriculum development, instruction, and technology integration in pre-K through grade 12 education. Our online courses are developed with leaders in distance education to help prepare you to lead technology-rich learning environments with mobile learning, blended learning, selecting tools, media integration, and standards-based course design.

Program Highlights

in this program, you'll gain advanced skills in curriculum and instruction, technology integration, and leadership in pre-K–12 education. You'll have an opportunity to develop expertise in current and emerging instructional technologies, gain a deep understanding of the role of technology in the contemporary school, and lead change efforts to improve student achievement.

Required Courses

Courses must be taken in the order listed; sequential courses may be taken at the same time.

Foundation Course


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, INST 600)

  • (3 Credits, INST 605)

  • (3 Credits, INST 610)

  • (3 Credits, INST 615)
Career Preparation

This certificate is designed for pre-K–12 teachers, technology integration specialists, staff developers, and administrators who want to further their work in instructional technology at the classroom, school, and district levels.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
12
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Learning Design & Technology
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Learn how to design, create, and publish effective online courses with an online graduate certificate in learning design and technology from University of Maryland Global Campus. In this program, you’ll apply learning theory, emerging technologies, and contemporary design models to create engaging online learning experiences for education and business. You’ll explore project management for designers, legal issues, and the learning design thinking approach to manage the design cycle. Gain up-to-date, career-focused experience and education on the cutting edge of instructional design.

Program Highlights

In this program, you will apply learning theory, emerging technologies, and contemporary design models to design, create, and publish effective online courses. Additionally, the program explores project management for designers, legal issues, and the learning design thinking approach to manage the design cycle.

Required Courses

  • (6 Credits, DCL 600M)

  • (6 Credits, LDT 610)

  • (6 Credits, LDT 620)
Career Preparation

The graduate certificate in learning design and technology will provide you with a broad instructional design framework and technical skills to create engaging online learning experiences for education and business.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
18
Transfer Credits
Exactly 6
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Instructional Technology
Master of Education

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


Learn advanced skills in curriculum development and instruction, technology integration, and leadership in pre-K through grade 12 education with an online master’s degree in instructional technology from University of Maryland Global Campus. This program is designed to help you develop expertise in current and emerging instructional technologies, gain a deep understanding of the role of technology in the contemporary school, and lead change efforts at the classroom, school, and district levels to improve student achievement.

Note: This program does not lead to teacher certification in Maryland.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (3 Credits, INST 600)

  • (3 Credits, INST 605)

  • (3 Credits, INST 610)

  • (3 Credits, INST 615)

  • (3 Credits, INST 620)

  • (3 Credits, INST 625)

  • (3 Credits, INST 630)

  • (3 Credits, INST 640)

  • (3 Credits, INST 645)

Capstone Courses


  • (3 Credits, INST 650)

  • (3 Credits, INST 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you prepare for work in curriculum development and instruction, technology integration, and leadership in pre-K–12 learning environments.

Although Maryland does not offer licenses, certifications, or endorsements for graduates of the MEd program, other states may do so.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

The Master of Education in instructional technology is designed for students with professional experience teaching in P–12 schools. If you lack teaching experience, you may want to choose another one of UMGC's education-related graduate programs.

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(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
33
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Location restrictions apply
  • Clinical fieldwork required
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

Special conditions apply for residents of Kentucky.

Learn more about professional licensure as it relates to this program.

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