Master of Arts (M.A.)

Instructional Technology

Online 33 major credits * 20 months

Affordable Tuition

$177/mo

*if using financial aid

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Format and course schedule designed for working educators

What You Learn

This program is for licensed K-12 teachers interested in furthering their skills in technology and/or advancing their careers

  • To understand, analyze, and evaluate how online resources can be utilized and integrated within the classroom for successful student learning
  • To understand and facilitate the integration of technology into the K-12 curriculum
  • To understand basic troubleshooting for technology issues that might arise in the classroom
  • To understand how technology can transform teaching and student learning
  • To understand, visualize, and plan for current and future technology initiative
  • To understand and become an experienced user of web applications, blogs, social media, and discussion forums

How You Learn

Fully Online: You will log into Blackboard to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and complete group activities. While there are no face-to-face meetings, collaborative interfaces will allow audio/video interaction among all participants. Some of the activities may include chats, discussion boards, recorded and/or live webinars, various web links for viewing, and internships with real-life technology exposure and working experience. Your classes will operate in Blackboard and each semester’s final projects will be submitted in an electronic portfolio in Taskstream. Upon full acceptance to the online program you will be required to complete online certification to verify your proficiency in an online environment.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, educators will qualify for an NCDPI 077 – Instructional Technology Specialist Computer License. Educators with an “A” teaching certificate and acceptance into the program who complete the first three courses in the program will qualify for a Special Endorsement in Computer Education 079. The state of North Carolina offers reciprocity to several states. It is the responsibility of the applicant to check specific state requirements.

Prerequisites

Students in the Master’s in Instructional Technology program must hold at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 2.50 grade point average for all coursework beyond high school. Students must hold initial licensure.

Degree Requirements

CourseTitleHours
First Semester
MAIT 650
The Web of Everything: Student Safety Online, Social Networking, Societal Impact, and Current Trends
6
Second Semester
MAIT 651
HyperMedia: The Art of Effective Integration
6
Third Semester
MAIT 652
Innovative Learning: Physical and Virtual
6
MAIT 653
Internship
1
Fourth Semester
MAIT 654
P3: Policies, Practices, and Professionalism in a Technology Infused Society
6
MAIT 655
Internship
1
Fifth Semester
MAIT 656
Transformational Technology and Strategic Leadership for the World of Tomorrow
6
MAIT 657
Internship
1
 Total Credit Hours:33
Please Note:

This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.