Master of Arts in Education (M.A.Ed.)

Educational Technology

Online 30 units * 1 or 2 year completion times

Affordable Tuition

$199/mo

*if using financial aid

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Program Highlights & Benefits

Options to complete degree in 1 or 2 academic years

Research-based teaching and learning strategies to integrate emerging technology into the classroom and beyond

Continually updated, innovative program content infused with current educational research, social media, and professional networking opportunities

An asynchronous learning environment that provides the flexibility ideal for busy educators

What You Learn

This program will offer candidates the opportunity to develop the skills and behaviors demonstrated by innovative educational leaders. An enhanced understanding of teaching and learning in a digital and global world will transform the candidates’ skills in embedding technology into their design and facilitating rich and meaningful instruction. Experiences and interactions in the program will shape candidates into effective teacher-leaders prepared to continuously learn and reflect, and positively impact their community.

How You Learn

This is an asynchronous online cohort program. Students will engage in coursework through an online learning management system, complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and collaborate on group activities. For the two year track, students will complete one 3-unit course every 8 weeks. For the one year accelerated track, students will complete two 3-unit courses every 8 weeks. All online students must have access to a computer with a strong internet connection and Microsoft Office: both Word and PowerPoint. This program is built with busy educators in mind and combines the benefits of a supportive cohort approach and a flexible learning environment.

Career Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will earn a Master of Arts in Education: Educational Technology degree. Possible career opportunities include (but are not limited to):

  • Director or manager of eLearning, training, or instructional services
  • Educational technology director for a school, county, or district
  • Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) in educational technology training
  • Instructional/Digital Learning Coach
  • Professor/instructor for a higher education institution

Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the admission requirements for a graduate degree in the school of Education. This program is opened to credentialed and non-credential individuals. Teaching experience recommended, not required.

Course List

Core Curriculum

CourseTitleUnits
EDUT 501Foundations of Educational Technology3
EDUT 520Curriculum Design & Assessment3
EDUT 586Educational Technology3
EDUT 521Leveraging Technology for All Students3
EDUT 522Emerging Learning Technologies3
EDUT 547Brain-based Teaching and Learning3
EDUT 523Collaborative Design for eLearning3
EDUT 531Nurturing Learning Communities3
 Total Educational Technology Semester Hours:24 Units

Capstone Experience

EDUT 580Educational Research3
EDUT 605Capstone Project
(Prerequisite: EDUT 580)
3
 Total Capstone Semester Hours:6 Units

Master’s Degree: 30 Semester Hours