Instructional Technology Specialist

Saint Joseph's University has the distinction of being one of the few colleges or universities in Pennsylvania to offer a program that can help you attain your Instructional Technology Specialist Certification or, by completing two additional electives, earn your Certification and a Master's degree in Instructional Technology.

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards in education.  Our goal is to prepare high quality educators capable of serving Instructional Technology leadership roles in a school, a school district, or a regional educational setting.

Candidates enrolled in the Master's in Instructional Technology program pursue a variety of goals within their educational environments.  Our students are:

  • Education professionals wanting to obtain an Instructional Technology Specialist position.
  • Professionals currently in an Instructional Technology role looking to expand their knowledge to integrate the latest technologies within their organization.
  • Instructional coordinators responsible for curriculum development and technology based training methods.
  • Educators interested in incorporating new technologies within their classrooms to enhance the student learning experience.

We provide solid, scientifically research-based information to our students, equipping them with vital knowledge and skills that can be directly applied to their positions. Our Master's degree in Instructional Technology curriculum is designed to offer:

  • Valid methodologies for the development of curriculum and strategies for effectively applying instructional technology to an institution's core curriculum.
  • Studies in the management and administration of instructional technology programs at the building, district, and regional levels on ground and online settings. 
  • A foundation in production and media design through hands-on involvement in classroom multimedia assignments. 
  • Information on the laws and regulations that govern the selection and utilization of media. 
  • Education in-group process techniques that develop leadership skills needed for working with teachers, students, administrators, parent groups and the community. 
  • Experiences and studies in the selection and use of material and techniques relevant to a multi-cultural society.
  • Experiences in the evaluation and research procedures for the examination of emerging technologies for possible inclusion in an educational setting.

Our MS in Instructional Technology program is aligned with National Standards to prepare you to step into any of the Instructional Technology Specialist careers available across a variety of educational settings. Potential Instructional Technology positions after graduation include:

  • Director of Academic Technology Services
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Technology Consultant
  • Technology Director
  • Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Media Specialist
  • Technology Lead
  • Education Technologist
  • Technology Integration Specialist
  • Instructional Designer

For information on the program click here or contact:


Kenneth Rovine
Director, Education Unit Online Programs
Department of Teacher Education and
Educational Leadership
283 Merion Hall 
(610) 660-3285