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Educational Technology (Elementary or Secondary Level)


Educational Technology

Endorsement Code:


Available To:

Elementary-level Certified Teachers

Secondary-level Certified Teachers

Description of Endorsement:

The Educational Technology (NP) endorsement allows elementary and secondary-level teachers to use technology resources for their own class instruction and for student learning classes for which they hold other endorsements. They will be well-prepared to teach computers, computer literacy, word processing, keyboarding, computer applications, web design, and introduction to the Internet. The College of Education will recommend teachers for the Educational Technology endorsement upon successful completion of all required coursework.

All coursework toward a graduate degree must be completed within a seven year period.

Associated MTTC Test:


Required Coursework:

ETD 622 Technology in the Classroom 3 cr
(or)   3 cr
TE 571 Technology in Education 3 cr
(and)   3 cr
ETD 502 Curriculum & Instruction in the E-Learning Environments 3 cr
ETD 517

Technology Planning & Issues

3 cr
ETD 543 Instructional Design 3 cr
ETD 544 Professional Development & Training  3 cr
 ETD 567 Advanced Instructional Design  3 cr
 ETD 624 Research Methods in Instructional Technology  3 cr
TOTAL   21 cr

Upon completion of all program requirements, students must submit a completed endorsement application on the MOECS website at to add this endorsement to their teaching certificate.

While the above information represents the most current advising information available, be aware that certain factors may change affecting the validity of this information, such as changes mandated by the Michigan Department of Education. For this reason, students are STRONGLY advised to consult a certification advisor frequently throughout the duration of their program.

Last Updated: March 6, 2024

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