Non-degree Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology for Adult Education

Program Details

Area(s) of Study:
  • Adult Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Online
Program Level:
  • Non-Degree Program
Program Type:
  • Certificate
  • Nondegree Professional Development


The twelve-credit online program is designed to prepare practitioners to effectively integrate current and developing technologies into various adult educational environments. It is aimed at those teaching or interested in teaching in adult education contexts who want to improve their skills and knowledge to better meet the needs of their adult students.

These courses can also be counted towards a Rutgers Graduate School of Education 30-credit, fully online Master's Degree in Adult and Continuing Education.

This program does not include coursework leading to a New Jersey school personnel license.


All applicants who are not currently in a Graduate/Non-degree program and don’t have an active RU ID # will need to complete a Graduate Study application. Applications can be completed online.

Applicants are responsible for reviewing and confirming that they meet program requirements before the application is submitted. Rutgers Graduate School of Education WILL NOT refund the application fee if an applicant is not accepted.

Applicants who are currently enrolled in a GSE program and wish to begin the certificate program while continuing their current program should contact the GSE Office of Student and Academic Services (OSAS) at

Program Requirements

It is the responsibility of the student to enroll in all of the required courses through Rutgers University. No program requirements may be met at any other institution. Students are expected to maintain a “B” or better average as a non-degree student in the program. Accepted students will have 5 years to complete the program, from the beginning of any course work to be counted toward the program.

After completing all of the program requirements students will receive official documentation of their completion, endorsed by the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education.

A complete listing of program requirements are available for download or at the Office of Student and Academic Services.

If you have more specific questions about this concentration, please contact Alisa Belzer.