Program Overview

The Instructional Systems in Technology graduate certificate is a 15 or 18 credit hour graduate level program that prepares instructional design professionals to create, analyze, use, integrate, implement, assess, evaluate and manage instructional and performance solutions.

The Instructional Systems Technology graduate certificate has three concentrations: Online Learning and Teaching, School Specialist and Training and Development.

School Specialist (18 hours)

This concentration is for those who work in the P-12 system and who already hold either an “A” or “G” level teaching license from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) (or from another state). School system personnel who currently hold a valid “A” or “M” level teaching license and are eligible for the Special Endorsement in Computer Education (079). 18 hours are required by NCDPI to receive licensure endorsement. 

Training and Development (15 hours)

This concentration is for the instructional technology personnel who wish to do training and development in corporate, higher education, government and military.

Online Learning and Teaching (15 hours)

This concentration is for those interested in designing, developing, or managing online learning and teaching.