Inspire students with the latest technologies.

Encourage learning through technology with the online Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technologies from Lesley University. Our program will improve your understanding of the latest digital resources, mobile technologies, and beta tools to help you impact student learning in your classroom. You’ll explore products and tools such as robotics, cloud computing, virtual reality, and 3D printing. And you’ll study in a convenient, fully online environment with experienced faculty and engaged peers.

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  • Maintain your current work and personal schedule by studying online.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising.


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Program of Study

Graduate Academic Catalog

Course Type Credits
ECOMP 7010 Emerging Tech: Bringing the Future to Your Classroom
ECOMP 6014 Apps in Your Classroom: The Mobile Technology Revolution
ECOMP 6020 Digital Technology: How It Works
EDSCI 6018 Learning, Design, and Robotics: Gateway to Critical Thinking
ECOMP 6019 Social Media and Education 3

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Lisa McBride

Adjunct Professor

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Brenda Matthis

Associate Professor

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Tuition is $610 per credit hour.

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Admission Requirements

You’ll need:
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • A personal statement
  • A résumé
  • If you are pursuing a graduate certificate for professional licensure or endorsement in Massachusetts, you will need to submit your bachelor’s and master’s transcripts with a copy of your initial license. Please speak with an admissions counselor to verify which license is required for the professional license/endorsement you are seeking.

We’ll help you get started by gathering your transcripts for you — and we’ll even pay any fees to get copies for you.

Licensure Details

Completion of the Emerging Technologies Online Graduate Certificate program will not provide an endorsement or teaching license through Lesley University. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with the licensure requirements for the state in which you seek to be licensed.

If you currently hold a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and a Massachusetts initial teaching license in instructional technology, you may be able to identify 12 credits within this program in the content or subject matter knowledge of your license to apply for a professional teaching license. It is your responsibility to review the content or subject matter knowledge of your license(s). For additional information, please visit our Certification Office’s website.

If you are interested in becoming a teacher and pursuing Massachusetts initial licensure, please contact our Office of Graduate Admissions at

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