Learning matters.

The Master of Arts in Education: Educational Technology concentration helps you develop the knowledge and skills necessary for success in working with and leading students with technology resources.


Graduate studies in education with a specialization in educational technology prepare you with the latest technologies to help your students thrive. Earn your master's degree and experience the opportunity to:

  • Be equipped for online instruction.
  • Integrate technology into your classroom.
  • Support your team of teachers with your specialization.

Degree Program Requirements

This master's degree in education requires 35 credit hours, which includes 12 credit hours of vocationally-focused concentration classes. This full-time program is approximately 78 weeks long.

For complete course descriptions and information about CU academic policies, see the PGS Graduate Academic Catalog.

Concentration Courses: 12 credit hours, 28 weeks

  • EDU-541: Issues in Technology
  • EDU-521: Instructional Design, Assessment and Evaluation
  • EDU-525: Designing Multimedia
  • EDU-527: Teaching in an Online Environment

Core Courses: 23 credit hours, 50 weeks

  • EDU-511: Issues in Education
  • EDU-573: Technology
  • EDU-522: Curriculum, Assessment and Instructional Theory
  • EDU-553: Research
  • EDU-593: Master's Project A
  • EDU-566: Reading Diagnostic Tools and Remediation
  • EDU-524: Community Building and Educational Leadership
  • EDU-595: Master's Project B

Career Opportunities

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