Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study

Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study

Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study

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 including NJTOP tuition rates click here.



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.


The following courses make up the Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study program. Each course is scheduled in 8 week modules with each week of work starting every Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. and ending every Monday at midnight (Eastern Standard Time).

Required Courses
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
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 Needs 3
Total Program Semester Hours: 15

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action 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 indicating any missing items.

  • $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


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Educational Technology Certificate of Graduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Spring 2019 - Module 4 03/05/2019 02/01/2019
Fall 2019 - Module 1 08/27/2019 07/01/2019
Fall 2019 - Module 2 10/22/2019 09/15/2019
Spring 2020 - Module 3 01/07/2020 11/01/2019
Summer 2020 - Module 5 05/05/2020 04/01/2020