Ed Bengtson
Department Head, Curriculum and Instruction
Program Coordinator
101 Peabody Hall
479-575-5111
Email: egbengts@uark.edu

Graduate Certificate Offered:
K-12 Online Teaching (non-degree)

Admission Requirements for the Graduate Certificate:

Applicants must meet university requirements for admission to the Graduate School as a non-degree seeking, but certificate-seeking student as well as application requirements of the Educational Technology graduate program, which includes:

  • A completed bachelor's degree at an accredited institution
  • An earned 3.00 GPA on the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work
  • A completed Application for Admission to the Certificate Program in K-12 Online Teaching, which is available on the Educational Technology admissions web page.

Certificate Course Requirements (15 hrs):

ETEC 5213Designing Educational Media3
ETEC 6253Teaching and Learning at a Distance3
ETEC 5243Designing Technology Based Instruction: Theories and Models3
CIED 5363Teaching in K-12 Online and Blended Classrooms3
CIED 5423Curriculum and Instruction: Models and Implementation3
Total Hours15

Courses from other institutions or academic programs may not be substituted for the required courses.  Candidates for the Graduate Certificate must have a 3.0 or better at the conclusion of all course work to successfully complete the certificate requirements.