Instructional Technology K-12 Add-On Licensure Program | Queens University of Charlotte

Instructional Technology K-12 Certificate Program

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Cato School of Education

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The current pace of technology innovation is quickly outpacing our teachers as the pace of these innovations are leaving current and veteran teachers struggling to learn and become supported. Queens University of Charlotte’s Cato School of Education Instructional Technology K-12 Graduate Certificate program will offer an in-depth examination of the current trends and research which supports instructional technology in today’s schools. In addition to learning about the new trends, our candidates will begin to design instructional units and improved teaching strategies using the best practices supported by the ISTE standards. ISTE standards are incorporated throughout the program to ensure that program completers will be prepared to be better teachers and become instructional technology specialists or facilitators within their schools or districts. This program allows you to add Instructional Technology K-12 to your NCDPI License. Complete your license in 10 months or take courses at your own pace.


To be considered for admission into the program, an applicant must:

  • Submit a completed graduate application
  • Submit a copy of a valid, non- provisional, non- expired NC teaching license
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Completed Graduate Admission Application
  • Official transcripts of all post-secondary course work
  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or better on a 4.00 scale on all post-secondary coursework (minimum 2.50 GPA will be considered with official, passing GRE scores of 150 Verbal and 150 Quantitative)
  • Written statement describing professional and personal goals for the program
  • For current teachers seeking graduate certificate with license option:
    • Two letters of professional recommendation, one from principal
    • Copy of current, non-provisional NC teaching license
  • For non-licensure option:
    • Two letters of professional recommendation from direct supervisors

Content Courses

Upon completion of these courses you will meet the educational requirements for North Carolina licensure in Instructional Technology K-12.

If you have questions about the program or admissions requirements please contact Somer Saunders at 704-337-2580 or

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