Kent State University offers a Master’s degree program in Instructional Technology. The degree program is designed for teachers who wish to develop on the already learned basics from a Bachelors level of education. The advanced degree curriculum will give graduate students a greater understanding of the technologies used to effectively apply a structured teaching curriculum in the classroom setting.
The Instructional Technology degree builds on the knowledge and skills beyond classroom instruction, the learned skills will contribute a well-rounded professional demeanor to graduates wishing to enter areas of corporate training, multimedia production, Web development, administration of technology centers, and many other career positions that involve the application of instructional information and communications technologies.
The entire Master’s degree program is comprised of 34 credit hours that delve into the advanced topics of instructional technology, and introduce students to: Instructional Design, Designing Online Courses, Designing Visuals for Instruction, Computer Applications in Education, Researching Current Issues in Instructional Technology and Instructional Applications of the Internet. Additionally, students may choose from select areas of study to supplement core courses with future career aspirations. Some of the approved electives that complement the program include:
Variable Title Workshop in Educational Media
Selection and Utilization of Educational Media
Organization and Administration of Educational Media Programs and Centers
Must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Two letters of recommendation
Accreditation & Licensing
American Podiatric Medical Association, Council on Podiatric Medical Education
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Not all of Kent State's online programs are available in every state. Students should check prior to enrollment.
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