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Assistive Technology Online

The Assistive Technology Certificate is an excellent opportunity for parents, caregivers, general educators, special educators, transition specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, rehabilitation engineers, and vocational rehabilitation counselors.

The Assistive Technology Certificate is designed to develop expertise in supporting students using assistive technology. Access to assistive technology enables individuals with disabilities to participate more fully in their homes, schools and communities.

Assistive technology is one of the fastest growing segments of the rapidly expanding health and human services field.

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Assistive Technology Online Certificate

Advance Your Career

Assistive technology specialist
Assistive technology consultant
Parents, teachers, special education fields

Courses/Cost/Time

Five courses (15 credit hours)
Estimate $6,750
Finish in one year
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Course Requirements

To obtain the BGSU Certificate in Assistive Technology, participants in this program take five graduate-level courses developed to provide the skills needed to help meet the assistive technology needs of individuals with special needs, and to work effectively with parents, teachers, professionals and school districts that are seeking to introduce assistive technologies into multiple environments.

Program Prerequisites

4 Core Courses (12 hours)

  • EDIS 6400 Introduction to Assistive Technology (3)
  • EDIS 6410 Assessment Processes for Assistive Technology (3)
  • EDIS 6420 Implementation Strategies for Assistive Technology (3)
  • EDIS 6430 Integrating and Managing Assistive Technology in the Classroom (3)

1 Elective Course (3 HOURS)

CHOOSE ONE Elective in Special Education or Classroom Technology

Steps to Apply

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All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. Note: There is a non-refundable application fee.

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Submit Transcripts & Standardized Test Scores

Have one official transcript from every college or university you have attended sent directly to:

Graduate College
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
United States of America

GRE/PRAXIS scores are NOT required

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Email letter of intent and letter of recommendation

The letter of intent should address:

  • your motivation for pursuing graduate study in you chosen field
  • what you hope to gain through graduate study
  • your career aspirations following completion of the program
  • your personal qualities that relate to your future success as a graduate student

Send BOTH the letter of intent and letter of recommendation to siscohorts@bgsu.edu

You will be enrolled in and receive your graduate certificate from the College of Education & Human Development

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