Leadership in Instructional Technology for Higher Education Certificate (Graduate)

Explore how technology can be effectively used to support learning for students at different development levels with the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Instructional Technology for Higher Education at Temple University. Prepare to develop a strong vision for facilitating institutional change and making structural and technological decisions regarding digitally based learning, student development and teaching.

After completing this certificate, you will be able to

  • communicate how sound instructional design practices and technology must be leveraged to serve changing demographics;
  • create assessments utilizing both technology and data to support your vision; 
  • identify and adapt to the changing demographics of students, including a growing population of non-traditional students; and
  • use data analytics to effectively heighten student learning outcomes and provide ongoing integrated support for diverse student populations.

Delivery Method

This graduate certificate program can be completed entirely in an online format.

Classes & Curriculum

You must complete six credit hours (two courses) in order to earn the certificate. Topics covered in the curriculum include

  • college students and development theory, and
  • multimedia learning.

See a full list of Leadership in Instructional Technology for Higher Education Certificate (Graduate) courses

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Voluntary Internships

Internships give you opportunities to get hands-on experience, refine your understanding of your coursework and make professional contacts who can assist your future career development. Internships are voluntary experiences that take place outside of the program curriculum: students do not receive credit for internships. 

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Graduate Certificate offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2023–2024 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $1,053.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,449.00 per credit

Learn more about our tuition and fees.


For more information about this program, the College of Education and Human Development, how to apply for admission, and your application status, contact Enrollment Management.

Enrollment Management
Ritter Annex 150
1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8011
Email: educate@temple.edu


Additional Program Information

Available online.