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Program Details

Canisius College offers a Certificate in Education Technologies online. This program is designed to prepare teachers for New York State certification as an Educational Technology Specialist. Students will be prepared to teach students how to use technology in a way that motivates and enriches their learning. Emphasis is placed on the application of technologies for content literacy.  

This program allows flexibility due to its online delivery. Students complete 12 credit hours and will take required courses in Learning with Technology, Instructional Design Theories and Models, Educational Multi-media Design, Integrating Technology in the Differentiated Classroom

Upon graduation, students will be able to demonstrate content knowledge, pedagogical, and professional knowledge. They will also be able to model technology effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning experiences for all students. Lastly, students will demonstrate a willingness to use their newly acquired skills to benefit and serve society, while continuing to evaluate and expand their skills.


  • A completed graduate application.

  • One official college/university transcript showing completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum grade point average of 2.7.

  • Evidence of teaching certification complete or in progress is required if seeking NY State certification.

  • Submission of two (2) letters of recommendation.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Canisius College School of Education and Human Services is accredited by the National Council Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Richard J. Wehle School of Business is the largest private institution in Western New York accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).