Master of Education with a Major in Instructional Technology, Media & Design

University of West Georgia
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

The online Master of Education with a major in Instructional Technology, Media, & Design includes two concentrations: Instructional Technology and School Library Media. Both concentrations are designed to prepare students to be progressive, innovative, and academically grounded in theory and rooted in practice. Graduates of the Instructional Technology concentration apply their skills in the marketplace of the P – 12 school, as well as higher education, corporate environment, health care and governmental organizations. Graduates of the School Library Media concentration are well-grounded in the day-to-day management of the P – 12 School Library Media Centers. While in the program, Instructional Technology students have the opportunity to collaborate with stakeholders through technology-based tools and applications while School Library Media students derive learning experiences from practical field experiences in library settings. Faculty teaching in the program are grounded in theoretical perspective and practical application of knowledge to ensure that candidates are able to immediately apply learning objectives in diverse educational settings.

Admissions Information

Program Specific Admittance Guidelines

Students must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution to be admitted to the program, GPA of 2.7 on most recent degree

For Media Instructional Technology - A teaching certificate is not required for this program, but teacher certification is required for students seeking a certificate upgrade from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. For School Library Media a passing score on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or an exemption is required.

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges