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MA in Education with Specialization in Educational Technology

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Stay on the Cutting Edge of Technology.

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.

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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.


Versatility in the Field.

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.

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Earn a Degree on Your Time.

Earning the online master of arts in education with a specialization in technology degree allows students to complete their coursework while balancing work, family, and other responsibilities.

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Continuous Support.

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.

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Total credit hours per program: 36 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $459

Total cost with fees: $16,524

Course Listings
  • Computer Technology in Education
  • Technology Leadership in Education
  • Principles of Online Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Design & Development of Multimedia Instructional Units
  • Professional Development for Technology Integration
  • Educational Technology Research, Evaluation, & Assessment
  • Technology Planning & Administration
  • Advanced Educational Telecommunications & Electronic Learning
  • Design, Development, & Assessment of Electronic Learning
  • Understanding and Applying Research in Education
  • Practicum in Educational Media
Admission Requirements

Applicants must have the following in order to be considered for program admission:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a foreign institution
  • GPA of at least 3.00 on all undergraduate work (or in the final 60 credit hours) and any graduate work already completed
  • A score of 153 on the verbal and 144 on the quantitative sections of the GRE; or an approved waiver. 
  • Applicants with foreign credit hours are strongly encouraged to provide a course-by-course evaluation of these credentials
Why choose LSU?

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.