Instructional Technology Certification (Non-degree) (Online)

Requirements: 24 Credit Hours

The courses in this program are offered 100% online.

Admission Requirements


  1. Complete requirements for a Master’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Possess a valid, level four or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate.
  3. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
  4. Submit a completed "Disclosure and Affirmation Form" that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.


Credit Hours
Specific Requirements
FRIT   7231Instructional Design3
FRIT   7232Visionary Leadership in Instructional Technology3
FRIT   7233Selection and Development of Digital Tools and Resources3
FRIT   7234Information Fluency and Inquiry Learning3
FRIT   7235Digital Learning Environments 13
FRIT   7236Technology-Based Assessment and Data Analysis 13
FRIT   7237Evaluation of Educational Needs and Programs 13
FRIT   7739Practicum in Instructional Technology 23
Total Credit Hours24

Requires Instructional Design (FRIT   7231) as a prerequisite


Admission into Practicum in Instructional Technology (FRIT   7739) requires completion of all program specific required courses and acceptable level performance on all program key assessments

Other Program Requirements

  • Must maintain an account on the College’s electronic data-management system.
  • Must successfully complete assessments identified at each program transition point.
  • Instructional Technology Foundations (ITEC   7530) (or equivalent course) may not be used as credit toward Instructional Technology certification.
  • Claim Georgia Southern University as your program provider in your MyPSC Account during your first term of enrollment (see information under MyPSC Account in Graduate Catalog, College of Education).

This program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission as a program leading to certification in Instructional Technology. Completing the program will prepare candidates for certification, but candidates should consult with program faculty, the College of Education Graduate Academic Services Center, or the Georgia Professional Standards commission regarding current certification rates upon entering the program.


Graduate Academic Services Center
Benjamin Wentworth
P.O. Box 8083
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-3166
Fax: (912) 478-5093