Why Study the Computer Education License Program?

The Computer License provides opportunity for candidates to become instructional leaders in the field of educational technology.

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The Computer Education License Program at IU Southeast offers interested candidates an opportunity to become an instructional facilitator in the field of educational technology. A required 15 credit hours must be completed to be eligible for the license.

  • All candidates are required to pass the Licensure specific computer competency test
  • Candidates are responsible for; access and installation of adequate computer hardware, required IUWare software, and other course specific free applications
  • Candidates must be familiar with and have access to a broadband Internet connection at home, work, or at IU Southeast in order to complete coursework and maintain communication with their instructors
  • Candidates are responsible for adjusting their personal schedules to complete requirements
  • Candidates can take W540 only after having completed all other licensure courses successfully

    For candidates admitted after 7/15/2011, a two-year gap in coursework will require a new application for re-admission into any graduate program, and a mandatory meeting with a program advisor. The re-admitted candidate must then comply with any new program requirements, if any.

The Computer Education License Program features a rolling application process.

  1. Attend a mandatory program advising session.
  2. Complete online application. A $40 application fee is assessed when applying to program. If a previous application fee was paid the fee should be waived. To determine if fee is to be waived, please contact our Record Specialist.

    Mary Ann Wild
    Record Specialist
    Phone:(812) 941-2388

  3. On the Uploads Tab, upload a personal statement that identifies your academic goals, career objectives and why you are applying to this program. Please also upload a copy of current teaching license or statement of eligibility. (Emergency license not acceptable.)
  4. Submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed at institutions other than an IU school.

Please send all completed materials to:

IU Southeast School of Education
Mary Ann Wild, Record Specialist
Hillside Hall 108A
4201 Grant Line Road
New Albany, IN 47150

For a computer education license, candidates must: complete 15 credit hours of the following required course work:

This program includes 5 graduate level courses

Computer Education License Course Requirements
Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade Co-Reqs or Pre-reqs
EDUC-R 531 Computers in Education 3 B
EDUC-R 505 Workshop in Instruction Systems Technology:
Multimedia in Instructional Design
3 B EDUC-R 531
EDUC-W 506 Using the Internet in K-12 Classrooms 3 B EDUC-R 531
EDUC-W 520 Technical Issues in Computer-Based Education 3 B EDUC-R 531
EDUC-W 540 Computer-Based Teaching Methods 3 B EDUC-R 531, R 505, W 506, W520

Assessment Requirements for the Computer Education License

The performance-based assessment reviews candidate progress toward meeting standards at three points during the program. Check with the Graduate Advisor or License Advisor for most recent assessment evaluation rubrics. Petition for any exceptions should be approved and on file with the SOE Graduate Studies Director. Failure to do so could result in delays or discontinuation of program completion.

Major Specific Requirements

Elementary and Secondary Education Master’s Majors are required to take 9 credit hours (3 courses) from the Education Content Component (refer to course list.)



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Gary Pinkston
Associate Professor
Educational Technology Instructor
Phone: (812) 941-2183
Office Location: HH 0004
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