Master's in Educational Technology Online

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MA Educational Technology

The next generation of educational technology leadership starts with you.

Fairfield University’s accredited master’s in educational technology program is designed to equip and empower educators to transform learning and ensure success for schools in the evolving digital age. This contemporary training is ideal for educators of all disciplines looking to enhance their skill sets or individuals contemplating career changes to teaching.

Complete this master’s in educational technology online with the opportunity to graduate with ISTE Certification, a nationally recognized credential in the field of educational technology. ISTE Certification is competency-based and tool agnostic. This distinction signals to employers that you have the expertise needed to design and effectively integrate technology to enhance the 21st-century classroom.

K–12 classroom teachers can add the master’s degree or sixth year certificate to their existing credentials, and the MA in educational technology with school library certification (062) is offered as a K-12 cross-endorsement for certified teachers.

Completion: 16 – 21 months

Schedule: Full-time | Part-time

Start Dates: Fall (September) | Spring (January) | Summer (May) 

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Taught by expert faculty who are highly educated, highly experienced, and highly engaged in their students’ successes.


Embrace the latest digital technology materials — and create your own.

Become the expert your school or district needs to lead the charge on designing, implementing, and evaluating enriching educational experiences for diverse school populations. Our educational technology master’s degree incorporates Open Educational Resources, providing you practical experiences producing digital learning materials that can be accessed and utilized by other educators in the field.

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Potential career settings for those with a master's in educational technology:

  • K–12 schools
  • Postsecondary education
  • Continuing professional development and training
  • School libraries and media centers

Choose your ideal program of study to create a custom educational experience that will help you achieve your professional goals.


  • Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Technology and Transformational Culture
  • Research and Evaluation in K–12 Consultation and Leadership


  • Designing for Online Instruction
  • Curating and Creating Digital Content
  • Capstone Experience


  • Select four elective courses in consultation with a faculty advisor

This programs is offered as a K-12 cross endorsement for certified teachers.


  • Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Technology and Transformational Culture
  • Research and Evaluation in K–12 Consultation and Leadership


  • The School Library l
  • The School Library ll
  • Management of School Library Resources
  • Introduction to Reference
  • The Literate Environment: PreK–12 Literature/Reading
  • Educational Technology Capstone Experience


  • One elective course approved by faculty advisor

Designed for teachers who want to enhance and transform teaching through technology integration but already have a master's degree.


  • Introduction to Educational Technology
  • Technology and Transformational Culture
  • Research and Evaluation in K–12 Consultation and Leadership


  • Curating and Creating Digital Content
  • Designing for Online Instruction
  • Capstone Experience


  • Four courses approved by faculty advisor

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Graduates of this program can also earn ISTE certification, a nationally recognized credential offered by only a handful of institutions.

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Emerge as a leader in 21st-century learning. Advance your career by earning your master’s in educational technology online.


Evolve your education skills to meet the needs of today’s tech-savvy students.

Build upon your foundation of traditional teaching skills to bring lessons to life for the next generation of learners. Apply new perspectives to your teaching as you grow alongside a diverse group of educators in a collaborative learning environment. Round out your master’s in educational technology with a final capstone project that puts your newfound knowledge to work through real-world application.

Increase your impact as an educational technology leader.

Boost your resume and become a leader in the education field with a master’s in educational technology. This advanced degree can pave the way for advancement within your school district or set you apart from others in a job search. The industry-relevant curriculum and practical training you receive will have you prepared to make an impact for years to come.

Expand your industry expertise and boost your resume with our 12-credit certificate in classroom technology integration. Credits earned can be directly applied toward the master's in educational technology when you're ready.

Webinar: AI in Teaching and Learning

Led by Jay Rozgonyi, Vice Provost and faculty in Educational Technology. Jay presented thought-provoking questions and insights on effectively integrating AI into teaching practices while preserving the invaluable human touch in education.

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Faculty & Academic Approach

Gain knowledge and advice from educational technology thought leaders.

Master the latest techniques and technologies under the supervision of seasoned professionals with firsthand experiences guiding classrooms into the digital age. The highly engaged and experienced Fairfield faculty will provide the support and guidance you need to achieve your academic and career goals.

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Joshua C. Elliott

Joshua C. Elliott

Dr. Elliott is a Google and Apple teacher and ISTE-certified educator who has contributed to several industry publications. He frequently runs professional development workshops on strategies for effective technology integration.

Experience our School of Education and Human Development.

Fairfield University's School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) offers students a variety of nationally accredited graduate programs to satisfy all professional interests in the education field. Our graduate students thrive from the collaborative learning environments, flexible schedules, and enriching field experiences that set the stage for career advancement.

Learn how Fairfield is committed to diversity and inclusion

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Ongoing support on the path to your MA in educational technology.

From your first admissions conversation to graduation and beyond, you’ll find support at every turn. The Fairfield University student support network is second to none, offering personal, academic, and financial guidance for students earning their master’s in educational technology online.

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