Program Overview

The University of Florida’s (UF) Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, focusing on Educational Technology, is offered by UF’s College of Education and the School of Teaching and Learning. The goal of the Educational Technology Program is to facilitate, study, and broadcast the ways in which innovative technologies and emerging physical, virtual, and blended learning environments can serve to empower educators and learners, as well as the overall impact they can have on society.

The faculty members charged with leading the M.Ed. in Educational Technology have experience in K-12, post-secondary, and corporate environments. These faculty members understand the importance of this course of study, and most take the responsibility of preparing the next generation of educational technologists very seriously. The core curriculum of this program consists of 36 credits, or 12 courses. The average duration of the program varies between 12 to 18 months. Some of the courses that students will take through the Educational Technology Program span the topics of Blended Learning Environments, Distance Learning and Teaching, Instructional Design, Managing Educational Projects, and Teacher Leadership for School Improvement. Graduates of this program have gone on to work as instructional designers, curriculum specialists, and technology specialists. Additionally, many graduates work as instructors in a variety of settings including post-secondary, government, corporate, and military environments.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    Bachelor's degree; GRE scores; Purpose statement describing how the applicant’s career goals align with the program

    Restrictions

    Locational - Computer requirement; One practicum session to be conducted in the student’s context

    School Overview

    The University of Florida is a public research university located in Gainesville, Florida. The university is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university. Founded in 1853, UF was the first state-supported higher learning institution in Florida. At UF, our students utilize more than 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes. With some of the most future-focused facilities led by some of the best minds in their fields, it’s no wonder UF is consistently ranked among the nation’s top universities.

    UF has 16 academic colleges and over 150 research facilities, offering students the ability to earn bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. University of Florida offers many degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level entirely online.

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