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Computer Applications in Schools Certificate

Educational Technology MA grads

Fall 23 Applications

Fall 23: Computer Applications in Schools (hybrid) apps open until May 31, 2023.

Fall 2023 Information meetings

Zoom Meeting Link


Thursday, Oct., 13 - 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct., 8 - 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Saturday, Oct., 29 - 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Certificate in Computer Applications in Schools. Fall semester start dates

The post-baccalaureate credit certificate program in Computer Applications in Schools is designed to prepare teachers to use computers in their classrooms and to take leadership roles in their schools. Those who complete the program will be prepared to teach students about computers; to incorporate computers in their instruction; to select and modify instructional software; to evaluate and select hardware; to create multimedia and hypermedia and to use computers to manage classrooms and schools. Completion of this credit certificate program requires 21 units in core and elective courses with a minimum B (3.0) average.

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If you are student in the MA in Educational Technology Track 1: Educational Technology Leadership program, the courses required for this certificate are completed as part of your MA degree (a separate CSU Apply application is required).

Requirements for the Certificate (21 units)*

Prerequisite (3 units)

EDIT 4300 Information Technologies in the Classroom or \

CIS 1200 Information and Technology Literacy or

CS 1200 Living in a Technology-Based World

Core (12 units)

EDIT 4510 Introduction to Educational Technology 3

EDIT 4840 Instructional Technology Authoring Tools 3

EDIT 5010 Instructional Design Theories and Applications 3

EDIT 5560 Technology Leadership and Innovative Learning Systems in Schools

Electives (9 or more units)

See advisor for electives


* The program information is to aid in your planning. Make sure to check the University Catalog for the most up to date degree requirements. 


Computer Applications in School Certificate