The M.A. in Educational Technology program provides advanced study in training and instruction that is designed to improve competencies in technology and media production, advance research, and to initiate and implement mediated instructional programs in non K-12 settings.
This program is intended for students who are not seeking K-12 certification. Students typically work in faculty development centers in higher education; as instructional administrative personnel in business and training, healthcare, governmental, military, or public service institutions. Course content prepares students to become familiar with techniques that improve products and services through improved human performance that is garnered through implementation of effective training programs.
Program Admission Requirements
- A four year undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- Any one of the following:
- a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester hours attempted accruing to the undergraduate degree; or
- a combined score of 1000 or higher on the quantitative and verbal sections of the GRE exam; or
- a 400 or higher on the MAT; or
- a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Note: All applicants must submit GPA and graduate admission (GRE or MAT) test scores regardless of which of the above criteria are met for admissions.
- Submission of three favorable recommendations from professionals in the field.
- Performance in courses taken post baccalaureate will be taken into consideration for admission to the College of Education Graduate Programs.
1. Required Courses in the Major (36 hrs)
- EDF 6215 Learning Principles Applied to Instruction (3)
- EDF 6284 Instructional Design (3)
- EDF 6461 Introduction to Program Evaluation (3)
- EME 5053 Introduction to Educational Technology (3)
- EME 6207 Web Design & Development (3)
- EME 6209 Still and Time-based Media in Education (3)
- EME 6235 Manage Educational Technology Projects (3)
- EME 6405 Integrating Technology for Instruction (3)
- EME 6465 Interactive Learning Environments (3)
- EME 6607 Analysis & Evaluation of Instructional Technology (3)
- EME 6936 Current Trends in Educational Technology (3)
- EME 6940 Practicum for Educational Technology Professionals (3)*
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED: 36 HRS
Additional Graduation Requirements
- Students must satisfactorily complete the minimum number of credit hours specified by the graduate degree program.
- A grade of B or higher must be earned in all College of Education graduate courses used as prerequisites and each program course.
- Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted.
- A cumulative GPA of 3.0 for all coursework in program.
Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes
The College of Education limits the transfer of coursework into its graduate programs to a maximum of three courses (no more than 12 credits in total. To be considered, courses must have been completed with a minimum grade of B and no more than seven years prior to the date of entry into the graduate program and no more than ten years prior to graduation from the graduate program.
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