Master of Science in

Educational Technology

with Initial Certification

Online 39 credits * 4 semesters
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Program Highlights & Benefits

Flexible, online format

2 year completion time

No GRE or admission tests

Personal advising


Educators who wish to earn a Master’s and their Initial Certification as an Educational Technology Specialist

What You Learn

Educational Technology has been immersed in all classes since the introduction of the 1:1 initiative. Using advanced integration models such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Technology Pedagogy and Content Knowledge (TPACK), and the Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition (SAMR) model, teachers are well prepared to design, develop, and improve their teaching and learning for their students. Our program provides candidates the means to be New York State Certified as an Educational Technology Specialist to both certified teachers and bachelorette candidates an initial certification.

How You Learn

All courses are offered in an asynchronous online format

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will receive their Master’s in Science and eligibility for their Initial Certification for Educational Technology in the state of New York, taking on professional roles in areas such as Teachers of Educational Technology, STEM Teachers and Coordinators, Instructional Designers for Technology, Online and Hybrid PreK-12 Teachers.

Degree Requirements

EDU 5007Apprentice Field Experience for Education Technology (40 Hours)0
EDU 5010E-Portfolio0
EDU 5130Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-123
EDU 5230Instructional Applications of the Internet – Integrating Digital Age Tools into Instruction, Classroom Management, Communication and Collaboration3
EDU 5240Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-123
EDU 5300Foundations of Education and Technology3
EDU 5301Analyzing Digital Media in Teaching and Learning3
EDU 5302Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Methods in Educational Technology3
EDU 5303Assessment Tools for Educational Technology3
EDU 5304Educational Website Design, Video Integration, Distance Learning, Blended and Virtual Schools3
EDU 5305Mobile Learning and Teaching with Social Media for Educational Technology Courses3
EDU 5493Pre-Student Teaching Education Technology PK-12 Field Experiences (30 Hrs, 6 Seminars)0
EDU 5531Student Teaching Seminar Educational Technology PK-120
EDU 5601Student Teaching Educational Technology (PK-12)6
 Complete either EDU 5060 or EDU 5061: 
EDU 5060Integrated Language Arts and Reading for the Inclusive Classroom of Diverse Learners in Early Childhood and Childhood Settings6
EDU 5061Adolescent Reading, Writing and Communicating in the Content Areas for Inclusive Classrooms of Diverse Learners6
 Total Credit Hours:39