The graduate certificate in Instructional Technology in World Languages offers hands-on training in the use of new technologies in the teaching of foreign/second languages for K-12 and college settings. This certificate is intended for current language teachers at K-12 and/or university settings or graduate students interested in teaching world languages.
Nine hours are required to earn the certificate. That includes one required course and two elective courses.
- LAN 421 - Integrating Technology into the Foreign Language Classroom
Choose two from the following:
- TCH 401 - Introduction to Educational Technologies
- TCH 432 - Technology Across the Disciplines
- TCH 438 - E-Learning in the PK-20 Classroom
University Admission Requirements
A student applying to a graduate certificate program must:
- have earned a four-year bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a college or university that is accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting association, or do so within one academic year
- present unofficial transcripts from each college or university other than Illinois State at which graduate, undergraduate, or non-degree credit was earned. The unofficial transcript should be easily readable and clearly indicate degree(s) awarded, courses and course grades for each term. If accepted, official transcripts can be emailed from the university to GraduateAdmissions@IllinoisState.edu or mailed in a sealed envelope to: Illinois State University, Graduate School, 209 Hovey Hall, Campus Box 4040, Normal, IL 61790-4040.
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
Additional Program Admission Requirements
You do not have to be a current Illinois State student to apply for this program.
For consideration, you must submit the name and email address of one reference for a letter of recommendation within the online application.
Your reference will receive an email with a link to upload their letter of recommendation.
The letter should come from someone who can address your qualifications for the program. This might be a principal or other administrator, colleague, or professor from a graduate course you have already taken.
There is no specific form or format required for the letter.
Admission Dates and Deadlines
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