Master's Program

Master's Program

Educational Technology

Master of Arts in Educational Technology

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Students in front of buildingThe Master of Arts in Educational Technology is designed for individuals seeking to become technology leaders and trainers including corporations, K-12 education, higher education, nonprofits and other organizations. The degree will prepare you for leadership roles in the support and training of others in learning organizations.

As both a totally online degree program and campus based program, the Master of Arts in Educational Technology allows you the flexibility to participate in and complete most or all of your coursework without having to commute to campus or to take most the courses of your degree program on campus. While many students are able to complete their EDT Graduate studies online without ever stepping on campus, others prefer or are required by funding sources and government requirement to take their EDT Masters degree course work in our state of the art instructional classrooms and computer labs on campus.

The Educational Technology Program prepares you with specialized knowledge and competencies required to train and coach others in the instructional use and management of technology in a variety of settings. Upon completing courses of study, you would know how to provide leadership in developing and conducting learning organization policy and practice for the use of technology in many different types of learning related organizations.

The degree coursework requires that you complete a planned program of study of 30-33 credit hours with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better. The degree coursework requires:

  • 15 hours of Major Technology Core selected (with advisor approval)
  • Nine hours of Minor Technology Core related to your technology career goals and approved by an advisor (must be different from the major core with at least one of the three courses at the 6000 or better level).

Career Opportunities

The EDT program options are designed to lead to a career in educational technology by helping to prepare you for jobs such as:

  • Corporate Trainer
  • Corporate Training Support Specialists
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Instructional System Specialist
  • Educational Technology Coordinator
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Curriculum Instruction Director
  • Curriculum Director
  • School Standards Coach
  • Career Technical Supervisor
  • Curriculum and Assessment Director
  • Curriculum Facilitator
  • Professional Development Director

Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
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Western Michigan University
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