In a world of unknowns, the ability to adapt and an understanding of technology, tools, how learning occurs, and ways to enhance your influence are essential to meeting the needs of a varied audience.
Learning and leading in a new way
The Teaching, Training, and Leading with Technology certificate develops mindsets, dispositions, skills, and leadership abilities for anyone who designs, facilitates, or leads education in environments that value technology as a tool to amplify learning.
You will learn a wide breadth of technology tools in a personalized learning environment while employing them in ways that deepen thinking, enhance engagement, and leverage collaboration. This certificate program challenges you to augment your capacity to lead and learn while designing technology-enriched curriculum in varied modalities for diverse audiences.
A pathway to more
Sometimes the first step is the hardest. The teaching, training, and leading with technology certificate is that first step and a pathway to more. For those considering a masters degree, this certificate can be applied to the Master in Education in Learning Design and Technology program at Saint Marys.
- Design technology-enhanced learning that fully leverages the science of how education occurs.
- Evaluate and grow personal dispositions, mindsets, skills, and capacities as learners and leaders.
- Employ technology and tools optimal for the learning environment and learning outcomes.
- Create learning systems or solutions that tap into collective wisdom and the power of collaboration.
Offered fully online, this program is designed with working adult learners in mind.
Applicants must submit:
Completed application form with the nonrefundable application fee (fee not required for alumni or students seeking readmission or veterans and active military personnel).
An official transcript(s) issued to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota from the institution posting the applicant’s completed bachelor degree and other relevant transcripts documenting program prerequisites and potential transfer credits. (An official transcript is one that is sent to the university by the credit-granting institution. Transcripts from countries other than the U.S. must be evaluated on a course by course basis by a university accepted evaluation service, such as World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, Educational Perspectives, or One Earth International Credential Evaluators and be deemed equivalent to accredited U.S. university standards). Evaluations from an approved member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES.org) will also be accepted.
A reflective essay which includes the following: a. brief description of the applicant’s background, training, and experience; and b. statement indicating the career goals of the applicant and their reasons for seeking admission to the program; and c. description of the areas the applicant considers to be their strengths and areas in which the applicant wishes to develop greater strengths and abilities; and d. personal information the applicant wishes to share.
Letter(s) of recommendation that verify professional and/or volunteer experience and academic ability.
A current résumé listing educational background and work experience.
Applicants with international transcripts may require an English language proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE or MELAB accepted.)
Please Note: Application materials should be sent to the attention of the Office of Admission on the Twin Cities Campus. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Office of Admission 2500 Park Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55404
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- Start Date
- Fall Semester
- Spring Semester
- Summer Semester
- Fall Semester
Tuition: $540 per credit
The Saint Mary's Difference
The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.