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Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study

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Program Information

The Rowan Experience
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The Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) program is offered in partnership with Rowan's CAEP accredited College of Education. It includes a comprehensive picture of the use of technology in education today. The goal of this program is to provide educators with the knowledge and proficiencies needed to incorporate the existing and emerging educational technologies into their classrooms.

Teachers in the state of New Jersey may apply to the Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study program through the New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP®). For more information about NJTOP, click here.

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The Educational Technology COGS is a part-time program offered in an accelerated online format. It requires the completion of 15 graduate semester hours (5 courses) in 2.5 consecutive semesters. The courses that make up the Educational Technology COGS also serve as content area courses for the Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teacher Leadership program. Therefore, the semester hours earned in the COGS are applicable to the M.Ed. degree requirements. In order to be admitted to the M.Ed. degree program students must submit a separate application.

  • 5 Courses / 15 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 15 S.H.
EDTC 33580 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
EDTC 33584 Digital Citizenship in 21st Century Schools 3
EDTC 33510 Computers and the Curriculum 3
EDTC 33585 Internet In The Classroom 3
SPED 08540 Technology For Students With Special Disabilities 3

Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.

Admission Requirements
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The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional actions or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below, a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or will indicate any missing items.

  • Completed Application Form
  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
  • Current professional resume
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