Directed Technology Certificate (as outlined in COMAR 13B.02.03.25.C)
An institution shall provide a copy of the curriculum and a letter from the president of the institution that responds to the following:
(f) The curriculum for the certificate has been developed in consultation with a specific employer or employers to meet specific training needs;
(g) The curriculum has been reviewed by the appropriate curriculum approval bodies at the institution;
(h) A content specialist will be assigned to ensure high standards and maintain written documentation about the curriculum; and
(i) Financial resources are adequate to support the curriculum. Please complete Table 1: Resources and Narrative Rationale and Table 2: Program Expenditures and Narrative Rationale.
New Certificate in Existing Degree Programs (as outlined in COMAR 13B.02.03.25.D)
A program proposal for a new certificate in an existing degree program may be made in a document that:
(a) Explains the centrality of the proposed certificate program to the mission of the institution;
(b) Provides evidence of the market demand for the proposed certificate program;
(c) Sets out the curriculum design; and
(d) Shows that adequate faculty resources exist for the proposed certificate program.
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