The Instructional Computer Technology (ICT) endorsement is designed for educators who wish to teach, coach or lead the implementation of technology in PK12 schools or school districts. New technologies motivate, engage and challenge students by making learning more meaningful, exciting and relevant.

Educational technology facilitates collaboration and problem-solving and encourages global awareness. In the ICT endorsement program, you’ll learn how to design online instruction and lead technology planning, implementation and improvement in your school or district. Earn your ICT endorsement at NKU and become a leader in a new era of digital age teaching and learning.

What You Can Teach

Completion of the Instructional Computer Technology (ICT) endorsement program prepares teachers to integrate technology appropriately, lead technology professional development, and participate in technology planning and decision-making. After completing all requirements, candidates are eligible for the P-12 endorsement in Kentucky or other states. Potential career paths include the following:

  • Technology Applications Instructor
  • Technology Instructional Coach/Teacher Leader
  • Technology Curriculum Specialist
  • Technology Coordinator

Program Contact Information

Ms. Diana VonHagel
Specialist, Graduate Education



Our NKU Teacher Education programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.


Online, Job-Embedded

The ICT endorsement program at NKU is offered online through courses that are carefully designed to encourage engaged, job-embedded learning. Students are encouraged to work with school leaders to become actively involved in technology planning and implementation while completing course assignments and projects. 

Optional on-campus sessions and video conferences provide personalized support and guidance to ensure that all candidates have a successful program experience.