This graduate-level certificate program is designed to help
you gain advanced knowledge and skills for leading roles
in Maker Education. We will examine the ideas and practices
associated with educational reforms that emphasize
“do-it-yourself” (DIY) learning and culture.
This program is offered as a partnership between the College
of Education and the College of Continuing Education at
- Learn theoretical and practical perspectives on Maker
- Cultivate “design thinking”
skills like communication, collaboration, critical
thinking and problem-solving
- Join a vibrant network of mentors and collaborators from the
maker community in Sacramento
- Get hands-on experience in Sac State’s new makerspace
This program is designed for educators and others
interested in learning the theories behind maker education, as
well as how to build their own makerspaces and develop
It’s intended for those working in schools
and libraries, or fields focused on design, art,
engineering and product development.
This certificate program consists of four courses for a total of
12 units. Some courses will be offered online. Successful
completion of the certificate requires students to receive a 2.5
or higher GPA in all courses.
Courses focus on the theory of maker education and also
require students to conduct research in their communities to
learn what resources may be needed to create or support a
Apply by December 9, 2022 for consideration. Program
application will open soon!
A 2.5 GPA in the last 60 semester or 90 quarter units completed
in an undergraduate degree is required for admission.
The program cost is $495 per unit or $1,485 per
course. A $30 departmental fee is paid upon
formal admission to the program. Total program cost is
$5,970. You can pay for classes as you
Since this is a certificate program, financial aid is not