Certificate Program

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.


Assistive Technology Online Certificate

Advance Your Career

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

Required Courses

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

Application Details


Submit Your Graduate College Application Online

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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.

 International applicants are required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Successful completion of ELS 112 will also be accepted for this requirement.  For information on the GRE/PRAXIS/TOEFL tests, visit the Educational Testing Service website.



Submit Official Transcripts

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:

Graduate College
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

GRE/PRAXIS scores are NOT required


Statement of Purpose

You will upload this as part of the online application process for this program.

The Statement of Purpose 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

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

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