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MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN
Instructional Technology

Online

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Instructional Technology prepares professionals to address learning and performance problems by integrating technology into the design, development and evaluation of learning environments. The program is 100% online and ideal for individuals pursuing positions in P-12 schools, higher education, instructional design or corporate training.

  • Program Format

    Online
  • Credit Hours

    30
  • Tuition Per Hour

    $440

Blend Technology With Curriculum

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This top-ranked 30-credit-hour program may be completed in as little as two years of part-time study. You will learn from expert faculty who are well-versed in the topics and trends of the instructional technology field. The curriculum is designed to equip you with skills needed to advance your career in curriculum, training and instruction.

All undergraduate majors are welcome to apply. This program does not lead to certification or licensure in K-12 education.

  • Application DeadlineNovember 1 for spring admission and July 1 for fall admission
  • Fees$10 College of Education graduate fee (per credit hour)
  • Other Program Specifics*Test scores are waived through Fall 2022 semester applications

Curriculum

The MA in Instructional Technology program requires the completion of 30 credit hours. With advisor approval, students select courses and electives that give them the opportunity to focus on areas of interest in business or education. Please note that courses are subject to change.

Required Courses

  • CAT 531 Computer-Based Instruction
  • INTE 532 Instructional Technology Design
  • INTE 533 Online Teaching and Learning
  • INTE 534 Issues and Trends in Instructional Technology
  • INTE 535 Analysis, Implementation and Evaluation of Assistive Technology
  • INTE 536 Assessment and Evaluation in Instructional Technology
  • INTE 589 Instructional Technology Research and Product Development

Elective Courses

  • INTE 537 Game-Based Learning
  • INTE 538 mLearning
  • INTE 539 Special Topics in Instructional Technology
  • INTE 540 Planning and Managing Technology Projects
  • INTE 541 IT Leadership and Administrative Technology
  • One advisor approved course outside of the instructional technology program

View more information about this program through the University’s catalog.

Admission

Admission to the MA degree program requires the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or a 3.0 average for the last 60 hours in a degree program, or a 3.0 or higher in a completed graduate degree program
  • Minimum score of 300 on the GRE or 50th percentile on the MAT*
    • An admissions test waiver will be considered if the applicant has at least 5 years of full-time, relevant work experience or has already completed a post-baccalaureate degree. Requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Dr. Andre Denham for the waiver.

*Test scores are waived through Fall 2022 semester applications.

A completed application package includes unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended, three letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose, official test scores and a Graduate School application.

Application Deadlines:

  • Fall admission – July 1
  • Spring admission – November 1

This program does not lead to certification or licensure in K-12 education.

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