M.Ed. in Instructional Technology

 

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Program Overview

Online masters DegreeThe Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology prepares candidates to integrate technology into the classroom AND to serve as technology coaches/facilitators in P-12 schools. The program is designed for educators across the nation and is aligned to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Technology Coach standards (ISTE-C). Candidates who successfully complete the program are prepared to effectively utilize technology to support student learning; to teach technology applications, and to provide professional development, mentoring, and basic technology assistance for other teachers who require support in their efforts to apply technology to support P-12 student learning.

The Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology prepares and develops teachers to advance student learning in schools, and it is designed for teachers who are in the classroom or who have access to a classroom to implement technology-enhanced lessons. The program of study enables teachers to complete the Master’s degree in six semesters. Candidates will complete 36 hours of specialized course work taught by full and part-time graduate faculty and experienced technology specialists. The program is delivered in cohorts offered in an online format. 

All students must purchase a Chalk & Wire account (~$82) online from the KSU Bookstore if they do not already have an active account.

Sample Program of Study

SEMESTER I - Spring
ITEC 7400 21st Century Teaching and Learning
ITEC 7430 Internet Tools in the Classroom

SEMESTER II - Summer
ITEC 7480 Introduction to Online Learning
ELECTIVE - see advisor

SEMESTER III - Fall
ITEC 7470 Educational Research
ITEC 7481 Designing & Developing Online Learning or other elective - see advisor

SEMESTER IV - Spring
ITEC 7460 Prof. Learning & Tech Innovation
ITEC 7482 Facilitating Online Learning or other elective - see advisor

SEMESTER V - Summer
ITEC 7305 Data Analysis & School Improvement
ITEC 7445 Multimedia and Web Design Elective

SEMESTER VI - Fall
ITEC 7410 Instructional Technology Leadership
ITEC 7500 Capstone Experience & Portfolio

Admission Requirements

(No GRE required)
- Transcripts from each college attended
- Bachelor's degree:  2.75 GPA
- Teaching Certification 

- 1 Year of Teaching Experience
- Professional Resume
- One Evaluation Form
- Mentor Form

How do I Apply

Please gather your teaching certificate, evaluation form, mentor form, and resume before applying so you can upload these documents during the application process.

  1. Complete the Online Graduate Application
    Please note that GRE is NOT an admission requirement for this program. The application above is general to all graduate programs, some of which do require GRE. This program is not one of them.
  2. Obtain and submit official transcripts from EACH college attended, including those institutions where degrees were NOT earned. Official transcripts are those in a university sealed envelope. Your transcripts should reflect at least a Bachelor's degree with at least a 2.75 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

    Official transcripts can be e-mailed directly from the institution to KSU at ksugrad@kennesaw.edu or mailed directly from the institution to KSU at the address below:

    Graduate Admissions
    3391 Town Point Drive
    Mailbox #9109
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

  3. Obtain and submit a copy of your Teaching Certificate or a departmentally-approved equivalent. All official state-approved teaching certifications are accepted. To print a copy of your Georgia clear, renewable certificate, you may log onto www.gapsc.com. The Department of ITEC recognizes and appreciates that many independent schools and 21st century learning environments do not require educators to hold traditional state teaching certification. In such instances, the Department will make a case-by-case determination as to whether the educator's qualifications are sufficiently equivalent to a traditional teaching certificate and/or whether the educator has the background necessary to ensure successful completion of the program.
  4. Obtain and submit ONE Evaluation Form.
    This should be from a school level administrator (form provided above).
  5. Obtain and submit ONE Mentor Form.
    This should be from a current administrator, Instructional Lead Teacher, Instructional Technology Specialist, media specialist, teacher, etc. at the building or district levels with instructional technology knowledge and experience. (form provided above).
  6. Obtain and submit a Professional Resume documenting statement of purpose for wanting the degree, education, teaching experience, volunteer and service accomplishments, and record of leadership activities. Your resume MUST reflect, at least, ONE year of teaching experience.
  7. International Applicants Only: Please contact 770-499-3002 for all international admission requirements related to your citizenship or visa status OR link to the Graduate International Admissions page. 

Deadline

Spring, November 1 | Summer, April 1 | Fall, July 1

Contact Us

For more information please email the Program Coordinator, Dr. Julia Fuller at jfulle40@kennesaw.edu or call the Department office at (470) 578-3262.

*The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology is a highly competitive program. There is a limited number of applicants that we can accept per semester.  Once we meet our capacity for the enrolling semester, you may be asked to update your application to a future semester at no charge.

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