Online Graduate Certificate in Technology/Digital Literacy

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The Graduate Technology/Digital Literacy Certificate is an 18 hour concentration that prepares the student to foster digital citizenship with the effective integration of technology. Areas of focus include technical knowledge, digital learning theory, design principles, change management, and data driven decision-making.

The program can be completed in 12 months with continuous enrollment. There are no course by course graduate level prerequisites. Selected courses may be taken with permission.

The Certificate meets the requirements of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to teach undergraduate level courses in technology for learning or digital and information literacy. This includes secondary school advanced placement, dual enrollment, or early college courses in technology for success during undergraduate study.

You’ll Learn To…

  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and skills in the use of hardware and software.
  • Articulate and establish ethical practice in Digital Citizenship.
  • Discriminate and align the use of technology to meet identified needs of the learner.
  • Analyze and devise sustainable technology integrations for the learning community.
  • Apply systems thinking to problem solving in creative and innovative ways.

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18 Total
$480/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

6 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed.

  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least of minimum of 30 hours was completed.

Completion Requirements
  • Successful completion of the Certificate curriculum. 
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in all graduate work with a minimum grade of “B-” in each course.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a certificate.


The Overview at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

*Effective 07-01-2022 through 06-30-2023