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.

Influence the future of education with an educational technology master’s degree.

Completion: 12 - 16 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.

Curriculum

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.

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 is offered as a K-12 cross-endorsement for certified teachers. Choose your ideal track to create a custom educational experience that will help you achieve your professional goals.

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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

Courses

Foundations

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

Core

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

Electives

  • Select four elective courses in consultation with a faculty advisor

Foundations

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

Core

  • 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

Electives

  • One elective course approved by faculty advisor

Foundations

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

Core

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

Electives

  • 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.

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

Highlights

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.

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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.

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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.

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Admissions

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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