2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 19, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Youth Informatics Graduate Certificate


The graduate certificate in Youth Informatics will enable students to develop knowledge of how youth up to age 21 use and apply technology in diverse settings. Informatics is the science concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Youth informatics is an interdisciplinary area of study that focuses on how people transform technology, and how information technology transforms people. This certificate is designed to provide a supplementary perspective for students already enrolled in graduate programs, and to provide enrichment for members of the community who have a graduate degree, and who wish to gain knowledge of or expand their role in youth services. The 12-credit hour certificate is earned by completing the four three-credit hour courses: INSC 542 , INSC 583 , INSC 593 , and ALEC 510 .

Admission

Interested applicants must be currently admitted in a degree program at UTK or can apply directly for the Youth Informatics Certificate through the Graduate Admissions Office.

Requirements

The Certificate in Youth Informatics requires 12 graduate hours and may be earned by completing the following:

  • SIS masters’ students: the 12-hour certificate may be earned by completing INSC 542 , INSC 583 , INSC 593 , and ALEC 510 .
  • Other masters’ students must be approved by the SIS Coordinator of Youth Informatics, Dr. Dania Bilal, prior to enrolling in Youth Informatics courses.
  • Practitioners with a masters’ degree must be approved by the SIS Coordinator of Youth Informatics, Dr. Dania Bilal, prior to enrolling in Youth Informatics courses.
  • CCI doctoral students: the 12-hour certificate may be earned by completing INSC 542 , INSC 583 , INSC 593 , and ALEC 510 .
  • Other doctoral students must be approved by the SIS Coordinator of Youth Informatics, Dr. Dania Bilal, prior to enrolling in Youth Informatics courses.
  • Practitioners with a doctoral degree must be approved by the SIS Coordinator of Youth Informatics, Dr. Dania Bilal, prior to enrolling in Youth Informatics courses.