|Available 100% online||Credit Hours||Tuition||Application Deadline||Test Requirements|
|Yes||30 credits||$439/cr. in-state and $549/cr. out-of-state*||Rolling Admission||None|
*This special E-Tuition Rate applies to out-of-state students enrolled in a fully online degree or certificate program.
Requirements for Admission:
- Online application
- Official transcript for earned bachelor’s degree
- Official transcript for earned master’s degree
- Graduate GPA of 3.25 or above
- A 500-700 word statement describing the educational challenges you have encountered in your work, and how you think the CAS program might help you overcome those challenges. You are encouraged to review the available course listings and mention a few specific courses from the instructional technology program, or other graduate areas, that would be relevant to the your goals.
- One letter of recommendation from a current administrator
General Overview of the Certificate of Advanced Study in Instructional Technology
The University of Maine, in collaboration with the University of Southern Maine, and the University of Maine at Farmington is pleased to offer a 100% online Certificate of Advanced Study in the field of Instructional Technology. This is an advanced degree for students to build upon work during a masters and to enhance their leadership skills and knowledge. Students must have completed a masters degree, in education or a related field, to be accepted to this program.
The Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS) in Instructional Technology will require a minimum of 30 credit hours to complete. The exact course of study will be planned in careful consultation with an academic advisor. We look forward to working with you as you define your new direction, and grow as a professional and leader in the field of educational technology.
A minimum of 30 semester hours past a master’s degree is required to earn the CAS. Coursework is taken at the 500/600 level. Students also are required to complete a capstone experience, such as an action research project or internship. All work for the CAS must be completed within a six-year period.