Instructional Technology Certificate Program (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.
    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 rules upon entering the program.
  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 Design 3
FRIT   7232Visionary Leadership in Instructional Technology 3
FRIT   7233Selection and Development of Digital Tools and Resources 3
FRIT   7234Information Fluency and Inquiry Learning 3
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

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).


Graduate Academic Services Center (GASC)
P.O. Box 8083
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-1447
Fax: (912) 478-5093