The Master of Arts degree program in Educational Technology prepares students for the thoughtful use and design of technology in various educational settings. The program draws on current theories of learning and development to understand the role of technology in learning and instruction.
The program is offered in several different formats and allows flexibility to accommodate both full-time students and working professionals by offering accelerated summer study programs, online and hybrid courses.This program is not accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and is not recognized for initial, additional, or renewal of certification or salary enhancement (rank change) for K-12 educators in Kentucky.
Applications for admission to the program are reviewed by faculty who look for indications of a high probability of success. Such indications include a high level of academic performance, experience with educational technology, and consistency of professional goals with the objectives of the program.
The applicant is required to submit both departmental and university application forms and three letters of recommendation from professors or employers.
Requirements for the Master of Arts Degree in Educational Technology
The program is available only under Plan B (without thesis). The student must complete a total of 30 credits distributed as follows:
Completion of a minimum of 21 credits of course work at the 800-level or above as approved by the student's academic advisor. A list of approved courses is available from the Educational Technology Program.