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Teaching and Learning with Technology

The 15-credit Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning with Technology creates expert educational leaders who leverage technology in the classroom while integrating design thinking and STEAM pedagogy into instructional practice. This curriculum promotes educational empowerment along with social and emotional health for all student groups.

Courses from this program may be used to fulfill requirements of the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies.

Program Contacts

Al Pisano, EdD

Don Heberer, EdD

Graduate Certificate Awarded

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning with Technology





  • Personal statement.
  • A bachelor’s degree, with a cumulative 3.0 grade point average.
  • In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be necessary.



Program Requirements

Required Courses - 9 credits 

  • EDT 531 STEAM Education: Foundations 
  • EDT 541 Digital Wellness and Education
  • EDT 544  Empowering All Learners Through Educational Technology

Electives - 6 credits (select two)

  • EDT 532  STEAM Education: Best Practices 
  • EDT 541 STEAM Education: Curriculum Integration
  • CEI 511  Communication Technology: Impact on Education, Business, and Society
  • CEN 580 Assessment of Socio-Technological Problems


Courses may be offered at Stony Brook University and/or at specific contracted offsite locations.

Time to Completion

All certificate requirements must be completed within three (3) years from the semester date of admission as a matriculated student unless the student is also matriculated in a master's degree program. Master's students have five years to complete the certificate requirements.


The program's faculty is composed of practitioners and researchers who are leaders in the field of educational technology. While they may present at national conferences, most also retain their full-time administrative position. Their experience informs their instruction, allowing them to connect the theories that they are teaching to real-world situations.

Course Descriptions

The course descriptions for this program can be found using Class Search in SOLAR and/or on the program's website.