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

Learning, Design and Technology

Online 30 units * 1 or 2 year completion times

Affordable Tuition

$210/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Take advantage of fully online courses - beginning in June and August
Accredited and Affordable Master's Programs

Program Highlights & Benefits

Options to complete degree in 1 or 2 academic years

Learn how to incorporate innovative, up-to-date technology tools and resources in order to design effective, equitable, and engaging teaching and learning environments

Students will complete the Google Educator Level 1 Certification

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

What You Learn

This program will offer students the opportunity to design and implement innovative learning experiences that leverage technology as a strategic classroom partner. Program coursework emphasizes the design of equitable student learning strategies that merge technology, pedagogy, and content, grounded in theory with a focus on classroom practice and professional competency. Students seeking a degree in Learning, Design, and Technology will embrace a commitment to reflective practice and authentic application of program learning outcomes.

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 501Essentials in Technology Integration with Google3
EDUT 521Designing Learning Environments for Equity and Accessibility3
EDUT 522Emerging Trends in Educational Technology3
EDUT 523Human-Centered Design for Online Learning3
EDUT 570Reflective Practice3
EDUT 510Servant Leadership3
EDUT 547Brain-Based Teaching and Learning3
EDUT 586Educational Technology3
 Total 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