M.Ed. in Educational Technology
This program is appropriate for teachers who wish to expand their use of technology in their own classroom, as well as those wishing to become technology leaders on the school, district, and national levels.
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree requires 36 credits. The degree requires an 18-credit technology core, a 3-credit research core, a 12-credit leadership core, and a 3-credit culminating internship.
|Technology Core (15 credits)
||Introduction to Educational Technology
||Multimedia Design in the Classroom
||Digital Communication for Educators
||Transformative Online Teaching
|Research Core (3 credits)
||Foundations of Educational Research
||Teacher Research and Inquiry
||Theory & Research on Teaching in Education
|Leadership Core (15 credits)
||Creative Thinking, Collaboration, & Educational Change
||Innovative Digital Schools
||Technology Leadership and Professional Learning
||The Role of the Technology Leader
||Educational Technology Seminar
||Educational Technology Internship
The internship is a culminating experience in which candidates take the technology and leadership skills that they have learned and apply them. The internship is generally done as an individualized project at your own school or district and involves helping your school or district move forward with technology.
This program is also offered through the site-based cohorts to employees of local school systems at various off-campus locations. Our cohorts are a lockstep format. Semesters consist of two 8-week classes and are held one night per week from 5-8:45 p.m. Participants benefit from a 15% tuition discount. Limited scholarships are available from $1,000- $1,500 for completed applications. For more information about programs, locations, and upcoming information sessions, visit our cohort website.
The educational technology program may be taken part-time (to be completed in 2-5 years), which offers a self-paced opportunity to complete requirements over a longer period of time with courses delivered at times of the day that are convenient to full-time work schedules.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Obtain a M.Ed. in Educational Technology.
- Enhance or pursue a career in the following professions: board certified teacher/coordinator, technology facilitator, STEM teacher/coordinator, professional learning liaison, and a National Security Agency (NSA) employee.