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2022-2023 Course Catalog 
2022-2023 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Technology, M.A.

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The Master of Arts in Instructional Technology is a 30-credit master’s degree program for candidates seeking to gain advanced knowledge in digital-age learning to create a technology-rich learning environment. The cohort format of the program provides multiple opportunities to collaborate with other educators throughout the 30-credit course curriculum, which concludes with a capstone project, a culminating experience designed to focus on major concepts of instructional technology and implications for classroom practice. The capstone project is embedded in the final courses of the two-year program.

Program outcomes

Through the Instructional Technology, MA, candidates will:

  • Explore best practices and recent research on the uses of educational technology
  • Apply educational technology theories and technology-infused instructional strategies to practical educational contexts
  • Identify, select, implement and evaluate current technologies to support diverse learners

Acceptance requirements

  • Graduate admission application and nonrefundable admission fee
  • A conferred bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.67 
  • Two sealed official transcripts of all undergraduate work and any prior graduate work
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to the candidate’s suitability as a prospective teacher or to work with children and families, accompanied by the School of Graduate and Professional Studies cover form. Note: Recommendations must be obtained from individuals who are not family members, personal friends or members of the USJ School of Education.
  • Letter of intent

Continuation requirements

Candidates must earn a C or better in all courses for continuous progress through the program. After 12 credits, candidates must maintain a GPA of 2.67 or higher throughout the program.

Exit requirements

Students must complete a capstone project as a culminating experience in order to meet the university to meet the university Master of Arts requirement.

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