Instructional Technologies & Digital Media Literacy (IT&DML) Program, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
, CT,
Graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences offer opportunities for career preparation through the conscientious application of core liberal arts and sciences disciplines. Faculty with practical experience and engaging approaches to teaching work closely with students to cultivate their professional identities, skills, and awareness of global trends and challenges in their chosen fields.


The College of Arts and Sciences offers master’s degree programs in five fields: Master of Science degrees in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, and Human Nutrition; Master of Arts degrees in Community Psychology and Industrial Organizational Psychology.

The Human Nutrition program is offered part time, one weekend per month, at the main campus in West Haven. The Environmental Science program provides many opportunities for field and laboratory experience along with classroom instruction. Students in Cellular and Molecular Biology are training for specialized careers in the fields of bioinformatics, basic science, and pharmacological research.

Graduate certificates provide short, specific course work in several fields, including geographical information systems (GIS) and the psychology of conflict management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Media Literacy
  • Media, Technology and Learning Across the Curriculum
  • Global Literacy in the Twenty-First Century
  • Critical Literacy Praxis
  • Central Issues in Research in New Literacies
  • Distance Learning
  • Adaptive Technologies for the Inclusive Classroom
  • Current Issues in Technology and Education
  • Digital Portfolio

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

In addition to the completed application form, the following materials are required and should be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Office:

  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendations
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    22248 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22248 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    824 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 824 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


There are 3 types of loan programs for Graduate students:

  • Federal Direct Student Loan - A federal loan where the student is the borrower. Students must be enrolled at least half-time (5 credits each trimester) to be considered for the Federal Student Loan.
  • Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loan - A credit based federal loan where the student is the borrower. Students may borrow up to theCost of Attendanceminus any financial aid the student is receiving. A credit-worthy endorser (co-signer) may be required by the lender. Students must first have their eligibility determined for the Federal Direct Student Loan before borrowing the Graduate PLUS loan.
  • Private Alternative Loans - These are private credit based loans where the student is the borrower and may require a credit worthy co-signer. Students should maximize their federal loan eligibility before applying for a private loan.

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