Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Proficiency

The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Proficiency is a part of the Curriculum and Instructional Technology Program under the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The focus of the certificate is on the integration of current and emerging technology tools into classroom instruction. It is designed for school personnel who want to further their knowledge and skills in the use of technology in teaching elementary, middle, and high school students. The certificate is also appropriate for classroom supervisors who are responsible for evaluating technology integration but who have not had the benefit of formal technology courses. This program does not lead to any type of educator licensure in Massachusetts.


All courses leading to this certificate are offered online.


Admission Requirements

Individuals holding a teacher licensure or who work in an educational setting are eligible to apply for admission. The applicant must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.


Transfer Credit

No transfer credit is allowed in this certificate program.


Curriculum Requirements (4):

  • INST 941 Internet for 21st Century Teaching and Learning
  • INST 943 Impact of Technology on Education

Choose two (2) from the following:

  • INST 951 Mathematics Instruction with Technology
  • INST 954 Technology Infrastructure Management
  • INST 959 Systemic Change: Curriculum, Instructional Technology, and Professional Development.
  • INST 968 Introduction to Assistive Technology