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  • Application requirements: Online application and provide official undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate transcripts. A grade point average of at least 2.75 is mandated for undergraduate work
  • Deadline(s): July 15 for a fall start, Dec. 15 for a spring start and April 15 for a summer start
  • Course Requirements: 4 courses (12 credits)
  • Typical Course Load: Fall (2 courses), Spring (2 courses), Summer (1 course)
  • Time to Completion: 1 year

Overview

The Technology Use in the Schools Certificate is designed for teachers and others who are seeking to expand their knowledge and proficiency in instructional technology.  The program offers in-person, online and hybrid options for courses that give students the skills to integrate new tools for working with learners with a broad range of abilities.

Students take four courses – 12 credits - in such areas as Teaching and Learning with Geospatial Tools, Multimedia Programming and Resource Development for Learning and Technology for Teaching and Learning. The certificate program can be used as a springboard to Lehigh’s master’s degree in Instructional Technology

Students may begin the program in any semester, with admissions deadlines of July 15 for a fall start, Dec. 15 for a spring start and April 15 for a summer start. Typically, it can be completed within a year. 

In-person classes are held in the late afternoon and evening to accommodate working professionals. 

Those seeking to apply, should complete an online application and provide official undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate transcripts. A grade point average of at least 2.75 is mandated for undergraduate work.  Prospective students should also provide an acknowledgement that they understand the College of Education Policy on clearances. 

Note: A Lehigh Certificate of Completion is not the same as a Pennsylvania Department of Education Certification. 

Coursework 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME - CHOOSE FOUR (4) CREDITS
TLT 367   Environmental Education 3
TLT 368 Teaching and Learning with Geospatial Tools 3
TLT 401 Overview of Teaching and Learning 3
TLT 403 Instructional Design 3
TLT 458 Introduction to Multimedia Programming and Resource Development for Learning 3
TLT 460 Advanced Multimedia Programming and Resource Development for Learning 3
TLT 462 Special Topics in Development of Instructional Resources and Technologies for Learning 1-3
TLT 470  Technology for Teaching and Learning  3
TLT 476 Assessment of Instructional Technologies 3
  Other electives as approved by adviser  

NOTE: If you are working on your Lehigh Certificate and plan to enroll as a Master's student you must first apply (and be offered acceptance) to become a Master's student in the College of Education. 

Certificate Program Form

Upon completion of your certificate program, you are required to complete this form.  By doing so, your certificate will appear on your Lehigh transcript and you will receive a formal certificate.

Application Requirements & Deadlines