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MS in Educational Technology (online)

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In our constantly evolving technological world, Eastern's M.S. degree in Educational Technology will provide you with the resources necessary to adapt technology for the greatest impact on learning and teaching. Become a leader in education, enjoy asynchronous online classes that allow you to learn around your schedule, and add skills to advance your career.

Why Study Educational Technology?

The Master of Science degrees in Educational Technology provides educators with the means to keep up with ever-changing technology ad their own pace through a fully online courseload.

  • Curriculum planning & implementation for a variety of educational settings
  • Strategies to integrate assistive technology in curriculum delivery
  • Study the global impact of technology on education
  • These are some of the basic requirements for admission into the M.S. in Educational Technology program: 

    • Completed application for admission with a $50 non-refundable application fee. Apply Online. 
    • Bachelor’s degree from an approved/accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Work experience will be part of the assessment if your GPA is below 3.0. 
    • A résumé/CV addressing your professional history, educational, and career interests.   
    • Official college transcript(s) for all non-Eastern colleges/universities attended. 
    • A copy of a valid state teacher’s certificate or evidence of significant teaching experience.   
  • The following links contain course and credit requirements for the M.S. in Educational Technology program at Eastern. Please use them to help plan your course of study but be aware that course offerings may change in the future. 

    Graduate Plan of Study (PDF Download)

    Graduate Plan of Study (Web Form)

  • Eastern’s asynchronous management graduate degree program is designed for professionals wanting to hone their skills and expand their career potential while balancing work and personal life.

    • 100% Online Coursework
      Coursework can be completed online and is hosted in a rich virtual classroom environment.
    • Quality Education
      Course curriculum is designed to teach the latest theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to successfully lead and manage organizations across all industries.
    • Expert Faculty
      Students receive personalized instruction from management and leadership experts. Eastern’s renowned faculty includes active researchers who want to inspire students to pursue innovation as organizational leaders and managers
  • The cost of the program is $714 per credit hour. The program is 30 credits total. Additional non-refundable fees may apply

Who Should Apply?

The M.S. in Educational Technology is an advanced degree for those who wish to develop technological skills for an ever changing, ever evolving educational environment.

Curriculum

  • EDU 512 Educational Theory and Design 
    EDU 608 Principles of Educational Research 
    EDU 612 Assistive Technology 
    EDU 657 Global Connections in Education 
  • ECE 512 Technology in Early Childhood Education 
    DLL 616 Bil. Foundations and Methods 
    DLL 617 Ling. & Acad. Assessment of L2 
    DLL 618 1st & 2nd Lanquage Acquisition 
    DLL 620 Inter Comm & Cul Comp 
    DLL 621 TESOL Methods 
    EDU 613 Evidence-based Practices for Behavior Management 
    EDU 619 Strategies for instruct to ELs 
    EDU 617 Contemporary Literacies in the Content Areas 
    EDU 619 Strategies for Modifying Content Instruction to English Learners 
    EDU 630 Applying Foundational Knowledge in Special Education 
    EDU 632 Special Education in the Arts 
    EDU 634 Interagency Collaboration for Students and Families 
    EDU 662 Inquiry, Problem Solving and Modeling in STEM Content 
    EDU 665 Inquiry-Based Learning in the ELA Classroom 
    EDU 656 Teaching Math and Science with Technology 
    EDU 660 Math and Science Content: An Integrative Approach 
  • EDU 696 Research and Readings 
    or 
    EDU 697 Culminating Research Project 
    EDU 677 Emerging Educational Technologies 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Eastern is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
  • The cost per credit hour is $714 with a per semester fee of $60. Supplemental material including textbooks must be purchased separately.
  • As an online student with Eastern, you should expect to devote 12-16 hours per week towards earning your degree. This includes watching your pre-recorded lectures and completing relevant coursework. Additional time may be spent participating in online discussions, meeting with faculty members during their office hours or completing elective practicum work in your local community.
  • Yes, students who qualify may be able to receive support for their Eastern graduate degree program. Potential options include student loans, military savings, veteran’s benefits and employer tuition assistance.
  • Eastern’s online programs have no application deadline. Three (3) start dates are offered each year and it is recommended that applications be submitted at least six (6) weeks in advance of a student’s preferred start date.
  • Potential careers include:

    • Teacher
    • Education Coordinator
    • Education Administrator
    • Instructional Coordinator
    • Training & Development Specialist
    • Principal
    • Academic Researcher