Instructional Technology (Certificate)

Instructional Technology (Certificate)

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Students who seek an undergraduate certificate in Instructional Technology develop the leadership skills that are in high demand in the Information Age. You'll learn how to analyze and solve problems; how to gather and vet data and information; and how to select, organize and present information. Your courses will build skills in Web tools, multimedia presentation, video production and web page design and competency in message design and delivery, information technology and instructional systems.

Program Highlights

  • Fluency in the use of computer-related technologies is marketable to employers.
  • Ideal supplement for business, education and mass communications majors. Also complements fine arts, humanities and social science majors.
  • Educators with certificates are recognized as effectively integrating technology into their classrooms.
  • Department of Information Media adviser directs applicants.

Program Distinctions

  • In addition to the undergraduate certificate, four graduate level certificates are offered: Instructional Technology, Design for E-learning, Technology Integration and Library Media Specialist.
  • Department is a sponsor of Minnesota Educational Media Organization/Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (MEMO/ITEM) and two faculty are long-term members.

Student Organizations

Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • $106 million in scholarships loans and grants
  • 31% increase in Honors Program enrollment in fall 2013
  • $600,000 National Science Foundation grant helps support students who pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers
  • 1 of 56 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award winners
  • Top 3% of the most affordable universities in Forbes' "America's Top Colleges" ranking

Popular Careers

  • Teacher
  • Public relations/communications
  • Journalist
  • Information Officer
  • Advertising sales
  • Graphic designer