Educational Technology, MEd

Parent Entity: 
Education and Human Services, College of » Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations
Program Type: 
Degree Type: 
Master of Education
Health Professions Applications Concentration

Instructional Design for Digital Learning (IDDL) Concentration


Program Description:

Technological advancements have redefined the role of educational technology in the school environment.  Along with the established roles as collector of resources and manager of facilities, new roles have emerged - the roles of instructional designer, technology integration facilitator, computer classroom specialist, technology coordinator, and most importantly, technologically competent classroom teacher.  The Educational Technology master's degree program is designed to help students achieve the skills and dispositions required to fulfill these roles.  The program of study was developed following the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards and guidelines for Technology Facilitator.

This program does not lead to an initial teaching license.

Instructional Design Option:

Students may combine the Educational Technology M.Ed program with the Instructional Design for Digital Learning 1 (IDDL-1) Certificate program to create an effective program of study that will prepare them for the changing world of innovative pedagogy, including topics such as flipped classrooms, digital citizenship, and developing online communities.  Please note that IDDL-1 courses are only offered in a fully online format.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher on any previous graduate work, if applicable.
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) scores in the 50th percentile or better.  Note:  Test requirement is waived if the applicant's cumulative undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or higher or if the applicant has a previous master's degree.

Admission Process:

  • Apply to Graduate School.
  • Submit to the Graduate School:
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended (except WSU).
    • Official GRE or MAT scores if applicable.
    • Statement of goals and objectives which can be uploaded as part of application.
  • International applicants should refer to the International Gateway website for any additional application requirements.

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