Assistive Technology Certificate

The Certificate in Assistive Technology is designed for teachers and other professionals who would like to develop expertise in supporting students by using assistive technology. Access to assistive technology enables individuals with disabilities to participate more fully in their homes, schools and communities.

Quick Facts

Courses, Cost, Time

  • 5 Courses (15 credit hours)
  • Estimate - $6750
  • Finish in 1 year (2.5 semesters)
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Advance your Career

  • Assistive Technology Specialist
  • Assistive Technology Consultant
  • Parents, Teachers, special ed fields

"Assistive Technology is one of the fastest-growing segments of the rapidly expanding health and human services field"

Assistive Technology Certificate


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. 

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.

Gainful Employment Opportunities

Students who participate in this Certificate program will be certified for employment in various occupations.  Click Here  to learn more about program costs as well as employment opportunities that students may pursue upon graduation.


  • 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)



  • EDTL 6120 Classroom Technology for Teachers (3)
  • EDTL 6140 Collaboration and Teaching with Internet Resources (3)
  • EDTL 6320 Technology Planning in the Schools (3)
  • EDTL 6180 Technology Tools for E-Learning (3)
  • EDTL 6310 Technology in the 21st Century Classroom (3)
  • EDTL 6360 Internet in the Educational Community (3)
  • Rolling Admissions, classes start three times per year in January, May, and August
  • APPLY ONLINE-- After filling out your online application, do the following:

  • Submit one official copy of undergraduate transcripts
    • Have one official transcript from every college or university you have attended directly to:
    • Office of Admissions
      ATTN: Graduate Admissions
      110 McFall Center
      Bowling Green State University
      Bowling Green, OH 43403
  • Email a letter of intent to siscohorts@bgsu.edu
    • The letter of intent should address:
    • (a) your motivation for pursuing graduate study in you chosen field
    • (b) what you hope to gain through graduate study
    • (c) your career aspirations following completion of the program
    • (d) your personal qualities that relate to your future success as a graduate student
  • Email one letter of recommendation to siscohorts@bgsu.edu

GRE/PRAXIS scores are NOT required