Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement

The Instructional Computer Technology Endorsement is an online program.

This program is designed to prepare teachers to become instructional leaders in the area of technology integration in P-16 curriculum and instructional design. Teachers completing the instructional computer technology endorsement will receive training in the areas of instructional technology and design based on best practices in instructional computer technology as well as state and national standards. This program will support the efforts of teachers who are interested in integrating technology into their instruction and in providing instructional technology and instructional design leadership within their schools and districts.

Admission Requirements

  1. General admission to graduate study (for criteria, refer to "Admission to Graduate Study").
  2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on the baccalaureate degree awarding final transcript or a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on the master's degree awarding final transcript for those who have completed a previous master's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education is required.
  3. Teaching certificate or statement of eligibility.
  4. A GRE minimum combined score of 283 (verbal and quantitative) and 2.5 on the analytic writing portion or a minimum 31 raw score (381-386 Scaled Score) on the Miller Analogies Test.
  5. For students who have not met testing requirements for admission into the program, but who have successfully completed 12 hours of coursework required for the program with a 3.5 or above GPA, the department chair may waive the testing requirement.
  6. The testing requirement is waived for students who have already completed a master's degree or fifth-year program.


The student must submit a professional portfolio demonstrating work completed within the program during the final semester of graduate work.

The professional portfolio will encompass projects completed in the program showing mastery of the educational technology and instructional design skills developed within the program. The portfolio must be submitted by the student to their advisor by the scheduled due date. Students should arrange to complete the professional portfolio prior to the end of the semester in which they plan to complete the program.

Endorsement Requirements


EDTC 611Introduction to Research and Grant Writing


EDTC 621Technology for the 21st Century Teacher


EDTC 628Technology, Education and Culture


EDTC 680Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology


Complete three hours from the following:

CIS 634Management of Telecommunications and Networking


CIS 650Innovation, Technology and Organizational Change


EDTC 625Assistive Technology


EDTC 644Multimedia Design for the Classroom


EDTC 688Educational Gaming and Simulation


EDTC 685Principles of Distance Education Delivery


EDTC any 600-level or higher course

Additional Requirements

  1. The student must submit a professional portfolio demonstrating work completed within the program during the final semester of graduate work.
  2. Must apply for completion at the beginning of the term in which all requirements will  be completed. Students can access the completion forms online at or visit the Graduate School, 701 Ginger Hall, Morehead, KY 40351. The completion form can also be faxed to 606-783-5061.
  3. Maintain a 3.0 GPA in all courses taken after completing the bachelor's degree.
  4. Must be unconditionally admitted.
  5. If the student has not been unconditionally admitted after completing 12 graduate hours, he/she will not be allowed to register for additional hours.

Total Credit Hours: 15