Postgraduate Certificate Online

Instructional Technology

12 months
10500 USD/year
10500 USD/year
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Acquire a relevant, in-demand skill set with the Instructional Technology program at Northwest Missouri State University. In this accelerated, online program, you will assess, develop and implement online and face-to-face instructional modules using multimedia tools. You also will develop a virtual learning environment that can be used in various educational settings.


While training in the practical side of technology use, you'll also examine the philosophical side, evaluating and addressing the technological implications affecting society and the field of education.

The program's courses are taught by full-time faculty, who personally invest in students and their success. Our faculty foster inquiry, collaboration and innovation to create an online learning experience benefitting both your personal and professional growth. You will be versed in technology and training techniques that have been perfected in the classroom, and experience this profession-based learning through practical, hands-on application.

The Instructional Technology program at Northwest Missouri State University augments your instructional design and curriculum development skills and equips you with modern technology expertise to be a stronger, more effective educator — especially in virtual learning environments. The Northwest Missouri State University learning model ensures that you will be career ready on day one when you complete this online program.

What you will learn in this program:

  • How to review, evaluate and implement current multimedia tools to improve training and learning
  • How to enhance and facilitate training and learning through research-based instructional design
  • How to evaluate and address technological implications affecting society and education
  • How to develop and implement strategies to analyze results for data-driven decision-making
  • How to develop and demonstrate construction of a virtual learning environment

Career impacts include:

  • Building your technology skills for virtual instruction
  • Depending on your school district, advancing over on the teacher pay scale
  • Earning credit hours toward requirements of dual credit computer applications teacher in Missouri

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Integrating the Technology Curriculum
  • Developing Multimedia Systems
  • Designing Instructional Systems
  • Building a Virtual Learning Environment

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution with a GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Acceptance to graduate study by the Dean of the Graduate School

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • $350 Per Credit Hour


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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