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The online master of arts in education with a specialization in educational technology degree is designed to prepare leaders and practitioners in cutting-edge areas including technology integration, digital transformation, technology-enabled academic innovation, online education, training, and professional development. These in-demand skills can be applied to many professional settings, including K-12 schools, higher education institutions, business, healthcare, the military, and government.
Save Time and Money - With Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), earn up to 9 credit hours for Quality Matters' "Teaching Online Certificate (TOC)" or "Master Reviewer Certificate (MRC)". You can also earn up to 6 credit hours for the LSU Online Learning Experience Design Microcred®.
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Earn up to 9 credit hours with Quality Matters' Teaching Online Certificate (TOC) or Master Reviewer Certificate (MRC).
LSU’s online education technology program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related. Today, LSU is the flagship institution of Louisiana and is one of only 30 universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status.
Professionals with career goals such as instructional designer, educational technologist, e-learning specialist, online program manager, or training and development manager will also benefit from this program by learning the in-demand skills needed to excel their career.
When you join LSU Online, you join a family that makes sure that your needs are met. You will have a dedicated Learner Concierge assigned to you from your application process all the way through to your graduation to support you in any way as a student. We help you along the way so that you can focus on performance in your classes.
The MA in Education with Educational Technology is ranked by U.S. News as one of the Best Online Programs for master’s in education.
Submitting a GRE exam score is not required for admission.
Student Errick Baldwin explains why he loves the LSU online Master of arts in Education program.
You may be able to find savings and earn credit from previous work or training, or as demonstrated by your industry certifications, through Prior Learning Assessment. Learn more.
Total credit hours per program: 36 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $459
Total cost with fees: $16,524
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.
In addition to the MA in Education degree, coursework enables certified teachers to meet the criteria for three add-on endorsements in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Education (LA DoE) recognizes three add-on endorsements from the field of Educational Technology: Online Instructor, Technology Facilitator, and Technology Leader. Credits earned as students work their way through the program will make them eligible for these add-on endorsements upon degree completion.
Online Instructor Endorsement (6 hrs credit): LA Doe requires ELRC 7502 and 7550
Technology Facilitator Endorsement (9 hrs credit): LA DoE requires ELRC 4535, 7500, and 7505
Technology Leader Endorsement (21 hrs credit): LA DoE requires ELRC 4535, 7500, 7505, 7240, 7525, and 7535
The passion and excellence that LSU stands for have earned the school a coveted "Tier One" spot in U.S. News & World Report's “Best Colleges.” As the state’s flagship university, LSU has been preparing students for rewarding careers for nearly 150 years. Today, LSU is equally proud of its strides to make education more accessible through innovative online degree programs that are every bit as rigorous as its on-campus programs
Through the dedication of an exceptional faculty and staff, LSU is one of only 30 universities in the United States designated as a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution. In addition, LSU is the only public top-tier university—and the only university in Louisiana—to receive the honor of being placed in the "very high research activity" category by the Carnegie Foundation.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The disclosure for the Master of Arts in Education with a specialization in educational technology can be found here.
LSU Online & Continuing Education uses data from Burning Glass Technologies to pull real-time labor market information. The company's artificial intelligence technology analyzes hundreds of millions of job postings and real-life career transitions to provide insight into labor market patterns. This real-time strategic intelligence offers crucial insights, such as which jobs are most in-demand, the specific skills employers need, and the career directions that offer the highest potential for workers. Please note that your career opportunities are not limited to these options.