Fairleigh Dickinson University

University College

Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate


1000 River Road T-KB1-01


Teaneck, NJ 07940

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate

Format: Campus

Program Description:

School of Education offers a K-12 Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate Program (ITSC) for educators interested in specializing in the integration of technology throughout the curriculum. Students may select to take only the 18 credits leading to the Instructional Technology Certificate or apply these credits to the 36-credit Master of Arts for Certified Teachers (MACT). 12 of these additional credits lead to the New Jersey Supervisor License.

ITSC Students learn to:

  • Create cutting-edge curricula featuring seamless technology integration.
  • Strategically plan for the continuous growth of technology integration in the school and classroom.
  • Take a leadership role in the initiation and assessment of new learning strategies which support state and national standards.


The Instructional Technology Specialist Certificate Program (ITSC) curriculum is designed to accommodate both K-12 teachers as well as educators who have technology leadership roles in their schools or districts.

An option is available for offering  ITSC  off-campus in school districts with appropriate technology facilities. This Certificate appears reduced tuition rates provided by the University as part of their commitment to continuing professional development for teachers.

Instruction Technology Specialist Certificate (18 credits)

EDUC6584 Computers as a Teacher's Aid: Curriculum & Instruction
EDUC6673 Integrating Literacy & Technology Across the Curriculum
EDUC7784 Multimedia Production
EDUC7785 Internet for Educators
EDUC7790 Seminar in Instructional Technology
EDUC7796 Projects Based on the Web
EDUC7798 Special Topics in Instructional Technology

* Course also meets core requirements for the M.A. in Education degree.

For students selecting to complete the Master of Arts in Education for certified teachers, EDUC6584 is included in the core 18 credits and all other courses are taken. Courses are regularly offered which feature technology integration. One of these other courses may be substituted for completion of the certificate with approval from advisor.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 18

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $762.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999