This program is designed for candidates who plan to assume technology leadership roles in a school setting. Participants in this program explore the application of technology in education and develop an expertise in using technology as a tool to enhance teaching and learning. A variety of the most current and efficient uses of technology will be explored.  Coursework focuses on current learning theories and instructional strategies for the effective use of technology in the classroom setting. Candidates will understand the implications of the digital world in relation to ethical and moral uses in terms of global responsibilities. Candidates should possess a teaching credential and/or express an interest in the educational use of technology.

Highlights

  • Fully online program
  • 8-week courses
  • Candidates take one course at a time (2 courses/semester)
  • Theory and practice blend to prepare candidates for the real world
  • Highly experienced faculty
  • Program is aligned with the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) and National Educational Technology Standards for Teaching (NETS-T) standards

Career opportunities

This degree equips graduates with the skills to develop and implement technological tools in the classroom and prepares them to serve as technology leaders in their schools or districts.

Program director

Jeanne Janzen
Jeanne Janzen, Ed.D.

Program Director for Educational Technology

Admission requirements

  • Application form and fee 
  • Three references
  • Statement of intent form
  • Official transcripts verifying BA/BS degree
  • Admission interview with program director

Course listing

Required Courses

CodeTitleUnits
ET-705Intro to Teaching with Digital Technology3
ET-710Technology Leadership and Change3
ET-715Foundations of Learning Theory3
ET-720Developing Technology Rich Curriculum3
ET-725Literacies in the Digital Age3
ET-730Multimedia in Education3
ET-735Creating on the Web3
Master Of Arts Core
CodeTitleUnits
ED-779Values in School and Society3
ED-771Research Methods in Education3
ET-798Project/Thesis Proposal3
ET-799Project/Thesis1