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Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an Education Technology Leader Concentration

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Total Credit Hours
30

Cost Per Credit Hour
$374

Total Credit Hours
30

Cost Per Credit Hour
$374

Enhance Student Experiences Through Technology

LSU Shreveport

The online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Education Technology Leader is offered by LSU Shreveport. This program is designed to allow students to develop expertise and skills in integrating educational technologies within any learning environment. Studies include both theoretical and practical applications in this growing field. Upon completing the program, you may qualify for an add-on certification and/or endorsement if you already possess a teaching certificate. Graduates can advance their careers with new job opportunities such as a director of technology or director of online learning.


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CAEP Accredited

This program meets rigorous national standards set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

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Affordability

Our program is one of the most competitively priced programs of its kind in the state of Louisiana.

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Convenience

This 100% online program is specifically designed to be flexible for working professionals.

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TEACH Grant Eligible

Qualified applicants in certain programs may meet the requirements for the TEACH Grant.


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Cost

Cost - Online Master in Education Technology Leader

The MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – Education Technology Leader online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition. All fees are included in the total tuition.

Total credit hours per program: 30 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $374

Total cost with fees: $11,203.10*

*Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Course Listings

Course Listings - Online Master in Education Technology Leader

Students in the MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – Education Technology Leader online program must complete 30 credit hours of course work, including four foundation courses (12 credit hours), and six specialization courses (18 credit hours).

Foundation Courses

Students must complete the following courses.

Foundation: 4 courses Credit Hours
EDL 740: Introduction to Graduate Research 3
ED 720: Curriculum 3
ED 681: Design & Development of Multimedia Instructional Units 3
EDL 700: Creating a Professional Learning Community 3
Total Required Credit Hours 12

Specialization Courses

Students must complete the following courses.

Specialization: 6 courses Credit Hours
ED 684: Education, Telecommunications, Networks, and Internet 3
ED 785: Technology Leadership in Schools 3
ED 786: Technology Planning and Administration 3
ED 787: Professional Development of K-12 Technology Integration 3
ED 788: Advanced Telecommunications and Distance Education 3
ED 789: Educational Technology Research, Evaluation, and Assessment 3
Total Required Credit Hours 18

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements - Online Master in Education Technology Leader

Take the first step toward earning your degree and reaching a new milestone in your education. We've simplified the process so you can get started quickly and easily. Students interested in the MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – Education Technology Leader online program must meet the following requirements for admission.

Program Requirements:

  • Submit graduate application and $20 application fee
  • Graduate degree from an accredited university, OR
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in last 60 semester hours of courses
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended and any other required official documents

Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:

LSUS
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to admissions@lsus.edu.

**This degree does not lead to any additional certification, if the graduate does not already possess a teaching certificate.

To be considered for admission to any of our graduate programs, students must first meet the LSUS Graduate School admission requirements.


Graduate School Admission:

Unconditional Admission: For unconditional admission to graduate study, students must be in satisfactory standing at the last institution attended and meet all admission requirements of a degree program and one of the following:

Earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university, OR

Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with minimum 2.5 overall GPA or minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 semester hours of courses.

A minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) is required on any graduate work attempted with no grades of D or F.

International Admission:

International applicants must meet regular admission requirements for their selected program. In addition, you may be required to submit additional information. Learn more about international admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities - Online Master in Education Technology Leader

  • Director of Technology
  • Director of Online Learning
  • Distance Learning Director
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Technologist in a School or Central Office
  • Instructional Coordinator

Accreditation

Accreditation - Online Master in Education Technology Leader

The teacher education programs at Louisiana State University Shreveport meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

What Will I Learn?

Students in our MEd in Curriculum & Instruction – Education Technology Leader program will learn relevant theoretical and practical applications in the field. Graduates will gain the skills to strategically plan and manage the use of technology systems on a school-wide scale.

Our program offers:

  • For those who already possess a teaching certification, preparation to qualify for add-on certification and/or endorsement
  • A deeper knowledge of multiple technology systems, new and emerging technologies, web design, robotics, and programming adaptive to online learning formats
  • Foundation skills for managing technology at a school site—including school-wide planning that incorporates instructional design, curriculum integration, training, and evaluation

Why choose the LSU Shreveport online Master of Education?

  • Employment in Education Technology related occupations in Louisiana is projected to grow 18.7% from 2012 to 2024.
  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts "good to excellent" job opportunities for teachers over the next 10 years
  • CareerBuilder® says elementary school teachers with master's degrees earn starting salaries 32% higher than teachers with a bachelor's
  • "The most rewarding opportunities will be offered to master's-educated teachers with the in-demand skills this program offers." - (University official)

 

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