Become a recognized technology leader in your school or business with a graduate certificate in computer education.

Our courses are designed to benefit K-12 teachers, as well as trainers in business, nonprofit, or governmental settings. Plus, you will be learning from faculty who are national leaders in technology and education. U.S. News & World Report in 2019 listed Ball State's online graduate programs in education the 38th among such programs in the nation.

Students can select courses that allow them to complete the program entirely online

What You Will Learn 

Topics covered include: 

  • integrating technology into teaching
  • digital storytelling 
  • problem-based learning
  • instructional design
  • simulations
  • digital-based literacy
  • technology policy
  • distance education and online teaching tools

Indiana teachers may instead opt to earn a computer education teaching license.

Contact Us

Contact Becky Druetzler, who can answer questions you have about our program.

Course Requirements

The following online courses are offered in this 15-credit graduate certificate program. For a complete list of program requirements, see the course catalog.

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Required Classes (9 Credits)

  • EDTE 550 Curriculum Integration of Learning Technology (3 credits)
  • EDTE 670 Technology Policy and Pedagogy (3 credits)
  • EDTE 685 Information Systems for Instruction and Assessment (3 credits)

Electives (6 Credits)

  • EDTE 655 Inquiry and Simulation Models in Educational Computing (3 credits)
  • EDTE 660 Instructional Design and Technology (3 credits)
  • EDTE 665 Children, Technology, and Digital Literacy (3 credits)
  • EDTE 675 Distance Education and Distributed Learning Technology (3 credits)

Ready to Apply?

Are you interested in our program? Then it’s time to apply!

You do not need to take the GRE to be considered for admission.

You may begin taking courses for this program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semesters. The deadline to apply is two weeks before the start of the term.

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Want to Learn More?

Do you have questions about this program or online learning? We're here to help! You may request more information using our online form, or feel free to reach out directly to one of our staff.

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