IT Online Certificate Program

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About

This online certificate prepares teachers at all levels to use technology to enhance their teaching methodologies and reach the next generation of learners, who expect to learn using technology. The program consists of 12 credit hours, all of which are offered online.  All courses are offered in a convenient online format and will transfer into our Online Master of Arts Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

Participants will have the opportunity to learn:

  • Lesson Planning
  • How to evaluate web-based educational resources
  • How to incorporate the internet into the K-12 curriculum
  • How to design lessons involving web-based resources
  • How to develop interactive multimedia lessons

Required Coursework to Complete IT Certificate

Course/Credits/Title
CURR 5170-3 Introduction to Technology Education
CURR 5171-3 K-12 Web-Based Educational Resources
CURR 5172-3 Multimedia Development for K-12 Educators
CURR 5173-3 Instructional Design

IT Certificate Admissions Checklist

Financial Aid Priority filing date is March 1

Complete the electronic online application for the Graduate School: Apply Now!

Obtain three letters of reference

Submit one transcript from all institutions of higher education previously attended

Prepare a career goal statement (see department specific requirements)

Current résumé

Complete a background check or provide an unofficial copy of teaching licensure

Interview with department faculty member

Once application materials are in, you will need to interview with a faculty advisor for the program.

**If you have questions about the program before or during the Admissions process, or would like more programmatic information, call 719-255-4996 or education@uccs.edu

Additional items of note for International applicants:
English Proficiency must be demonstrated through providing evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 or above, a TOEFL score of 550-(paper-based) or 80-(internet-based) or a Kaplan International Tools for English (KITE®) score of a minimum of 460. Students may make arrangements to take KITE® at the Global Engagement Office.
Applicants with any post-secondary course work from an international higher education institution that is recognized by their country's Education Ministry must submit a course-by-course foreign degree evaluation by member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services http://www.naces.org/members.htm), AACRAO (http://ies.aacrao.org/evaluations/) or World Education Services/WES https://www.wes.org/).
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities.

General Background Check for Admission

All College of Education applicants must complete a general background check as part of the admissions requirements:

1) Go to website: https://www.cbirecordscheck.com/Index.aspx

2) Click on “Individuals”

3) Pay $6.85

4) Print a copy of the background check and return it to the College of Education Student Resource Office as part of admissions materials (current CO School or agency employees who have already completed a background check for employment may provide a copy of their CO license or background check results).

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