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.
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
- EDIS 5310 (3) Teaching Students with Exceptionalities
- EDIS 6440 (3) Nature and Characteristics of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- EDIS 6450 (3) Transition from School to Adult Life
- EDIS 6530 (3) Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with Disabilities
- EDIS 6540 (3) Behavioral and Classroom Management
- EDIS 6700 (3) Classroom and Behavior Management for Students with ASD
- EDIS 6710 (3) Collaborative Consultation in the Schools
- EDTL 6120 (3) Classroom Technology for Teachers
- EDTL 6180 (3) Technology Tools for E-Learning
- EDTL 6310 (3) Technology in the 21st Century Classroom
- EDTL 6360 (3) Internet in the Educational Community
- EDL 6260 (3) Leadership and Law in Special Education
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
For Area of Study, select “Certificate” and “Assistive Technology – Certificate (eCampus)”
Note: All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.
Submit scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended to the Graduate College. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree granting institution must be submitted. Official transcripts are to be sent to:
200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
GRE/PRAXIS scores are NOT required
Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 53 PTEA, or 7.0 IELTS score.
Statement of Purpose
As part of the online application process you will upload a a Statement of Purpose which is required to address the following areas:
- Your motivation to pursue graduate study in your chosen field (specifically address assistive technology).
- Your professional goals and why you feel our program can support you in meeting these goals.
- Your personal attributes, background, and/or experiences that have prepared you for success as a graduate student.
The statement should also indicate your understanding that the program does not lead to initial teacher licensure.