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MEd in Educational Technology & Innovation

The Master of Education in Educational Technology & Innovation* is a revolutionary degree that prepares students to become leaders in instructional technology within the fields of education and organizational development.

Created in partnership with the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), courses are focused on innovation, equipping students with the skills to identify current and emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and virtual reality. Students will also be equipped with the leadership skills necessary to implement innovative technologies that enhance learning and meet the needs of their students, staff and organizations.

This 16-month program is fully online, and the curriculum interweaves the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Educators throughout the program, preparing students for the ISTE Certification and other technology certifications.

Graduate students selecting this specialization:

  • Identify and understand current and emerging technologies

  • Enhance teaching and student engagement with innovative technologies

  • Consider ethical implications of technology and its appropriate use and need for security

  • Serve as visionary planners, empowered leaders, systems designers and connected learners

 

Coursework

Core Courses (6 hours)

MED 5308 Ethics & Leadership

MED 5305 Action Research

 

Specialization: Educational Technology & Innovation

ETIL 53XX Foundations of Innovative Design

ETIL 53XX Innovative Design & Delivery of Learning

ETIL 53XX Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality & Immersive Learning

ETIL 53XX Learning and Leadership with Data Analytics

ETIL 53XX Assessing Performance with Technology

ETIL 53XX Supporting Diverse Populations with Instructional Technology

ETIL 53XX Legal, Privacy & Security Issues in Technology

ETIL 53XX Special Topics: Innovation & Engagement Technologies

MEd Cohort Class Schedules

Educational Technology & Innovation Program Admission & Benchmarks

Educational Technology & Innovation students will be contacted during their first course with information about applying for the Educational Technology & Innovation program and will be added to a certification course in Blackboard.

In order to be accepted into the Educational Technology & Innovation program, students must successfully complete the following requirements:

  • Meet all University admission requirements to the Educational Technology & Innovation specialization, including:
    • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
    • If GPA does not meet minimum requirements, submission of an essay for review by the Graduate Education Committee
    • Teaching certification OR a minimum of one full year of experience working in a technology field
  • In good standing with the University
  • Accept admissions offer within required time frame

In order to successfully complete the Educational Technology & Innovation program, the candidate must:

  • Remain in good standing with the University, which includes maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours
  • Successfully complete required practical experience hours, capstone projects and all other requirements per the CTX graduate catalog
 
 

Apply for the Master of Education in Educational Technology & Innovation today!