The online Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Facilitation at App State

Technology is a vital part of today’s classroom. Appalachian State University’s Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology Facilitation teaches you to maximize effectiveness and improve student performance in your classroom.

Explore and evaluate current e-learning tools, develop pedagogical skills and devise strategies to support learning through technology, including blended learning techniques.

The flexible, online certificate provides either a North Carolina Advanced Licensure in Computers (077) or a Technology Facilitation Endorsement (079).

This App State Online program is intended for teachers in the K-12 system needing additional licensure or endorsements for their classrooms.

More information on Instructional Technology Facilitation


  • Instructional technology facilitator
  • Educational specialist

Certificate details

Program information

All 18 hours of certificate credit transfers to the master's degree. If you are a prospective MA applicant, you should formally apply to the degree program prior to reaching nine hours.

To be eligible for Computer Teacher (079) Endorsement or Instructional Technology Facilitator (077) Licensure, applicants much have ‘A’ level licensure in North Carolina or the equivalent from another state. Only applicants with an existing Master’s degree in an educational field may be eligible to add 077 licensure.

  • This program blends synchronous (set meeting times in an online classroom) and asynchronous (with coursework completed on your schedule) courses
  • Completion time: one year
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Note: Not all courses listed may be delivered to App State Online students. Refer curriculum questions to the program contact.

Eligibility and application requirements


Application requirements:

  • Completed online application to graduate school
  • Application fee
  • Unofficial transcripts (or evaluated transcripts for degrees and coursework earned outside of the United States) should be uploaded showing any completed degrees and coursework.
    Note: Official transcripts will be required prior to enrolling.
  • Resume

Note: Test scores are not required for this program.

Professional Licensure

Appalachian State programs that lead to a professional licensure or certificate are intended to prepare students for licensure or certification in North Carolina. Check the Professional Licensure webpage for information on licensure requirements in other states.

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