The Educational Technology Endorsement Program (ETEP) is provided by the Utah Education Network in partnership with the Utah State Board of Education, the University of Utah and Southern Utah University. Leading to an endorsement in Educational Technology, the program consists of 18 credit hours of courses. Most participants take about 2 years to complete all requirements, though it can be done in a single year. Credit earned in the program can also be used for salary lane changes. This endorsement can be completed entirely through online courses. Coursework can be applied towards a Master degree program from either Southern Utah University or the University of Utah.
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The ETEP requires nine credits from Utah Education Network and nine credits from either Southern Utah University or the University of Utah. The ETEP program is focused around the ISTE Standards for Teachers. Participants will take various courses from Standards 1-4. Standard 5 is achieved through participation in the ETEP program and attendance at an EdTech conference. All courses must be completed within 3 years of the endorsement application date.
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Utah Education Network Courses (9 Credits)
UEN Essentials (3 Credits)
University Courses (9 credits) - Southern Utah University or University of UtahSouthern Utah University (9 Credits) - ONLINE
These courses offered by UEN at the 5000 level carry a $23 per credit hour cost.
University of Utah Courses (9 Credits) - IN PERSON
Pick three of the following courses. These in-person evening courses are offered on campus at the University of Utah. You will need to be enrolled at the University of Utah as a non-matriculated student.
For tuition and fees associated with University graduate courses, please visit the Tuition Rates page. Non-matriculated students are charged at the Upper Division Undergraduate tuition rate.
Continued Learning Paths
Continue your education after completing the Educational Technology Endorsement Program. Completion of the required University courses will count towards a Master’s degree from either Southern Utah University or the University of Utah.
Southern Utah University - Master of Education
The SUU College of Education offers a Master of Education Degree, which requires a minimum of 36 credit hours of coursework. Coursework consists of 24 credit hours of required core courses, 12 credit hours of elective courses and completion of the ETEP.
The following courses taken for the ETEP count as elective courses towards a Master of Education Degree at SUU. In addition to the three courses taken for the ETEP endorsement, participants must also take IELE 5050 in order to fulfill the 12 credit hours of the elective course requirement.
University of Utah - Master of Instructional Design and Educational Technology
The Instructional Design and Educational Technology (IDET) program is offered by the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. The program’s Master in Education (M.Ed.) requires 30 semester hours.
The following courses taken for the ETEP count towards a Master of Instructional Design and Educational Technology:
UEN Tools & Resources
Utah's Online Library
Online Teaching & Learning
ISTE Standard 1 Courses
ISTE Standard 2 Courses
ISTE Standard 3 Courses
ISTE Standard 4 Courses