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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Learning Technology Specialist (LTS) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate


Contact: Dr. Ramona A. Kerby

The Online Post-Baccalaureate Learning Technologies Specialist Certificate Program is designed for PreK-12 teachers and administrators to become effective planners, designers, developers, evaluators, and leaders in the use of technology for teaching and learning.  Each course has a theoretical and practical component. Candidates’ assignments are plans, projects, and learning activities that can be used in their own educational settings.

The core courses’ content and assessments reflect the standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The elective provides each candidate a choice to further explore an additional area of study.

Taught online in 8-week sessions, the 4 core courses and 1 elective may be taken in any order. Candidates are able to complete the certificate in one year without having to take more than one course at a time. Upon successful completion of the 5 courses, candidates receive the Certificate in Learning Technologies Specialist.

Completers also have the option to transfer all of the courses in this certificate to an M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction as an area of specialization. NOTE: The LTS elective course in the sequence must be CUR 505: Differentiation and Technology if candidates are pursuing both the LTS certificate and the MS in Curriculum and Instruction.

Admissions Requirements

Candidates must submit:

  • application for graduate study with non-refundable fee
  • official transcript conferring bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Total Credit Hours: 15

State Authorization

McDaniel is an approved institutional member of the National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (NC-SARA). Membership in SARA is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses/programs offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state. For more information about SARA, including the states currently participating in the agreement, visit http://www.nc.sara.org.

SARA membership allows McDaniel to accept and deliver our programs/courses online to students in 49 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Students who reside in California, currently the only state not a member of SARA, should contact the admissions office prior to application to verify if you are eligible to participate in the online program of interest.

For more information about state authorization requirements and complaint resolution, visit https://www.mcdaniel.edu/academics/graduate-professional-studies/state-authorization-requirements-complaints-resolution