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MEd in Curriculum and Instruction - Educational Technology Leadership

Because the use of technology in education is skyrocketing, educators may want to enroll in a program such as Concordia University-Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership. Read on for course details.

Official Program Name:

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership

School Offering Program:

Concordia University-Portland

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Those who enroll in the online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership program at Concordia University-Portland will be required to have maintained a 2.8 grade point average in undergraduate coursework Candidates should have strong leadership and technological skills. Applicants to Concordia University-Portland's graduate programs should have an undergraduate degree. Some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Concordia University-Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership program is designed to prepare students to integrate technology into their classrooms in the hope that it will help their students to gain more access to information and improve their focus. Program participants could be able to explore contemporary best practices in educational technology and integrate them into their instructional plans. Cognitive science may be examined along with fundamental learning and teaching theories. Students might also be able to conduct educational research and complete an educational technology project as well as an action research proposal as they near the end of the program.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

30 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Concordia University-Portland's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership

Students in Concordia University-Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership program will have to earn 30 credits. The program is made up of four core, four concentration, and two research courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Concordia University-Portland to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Course Requirements (12 credit hours)

  • Developing Character Through the Curriculum
  • Theories of Teaching and Learning
  • Community of Learners
  • Contemporary Educational Thought

Concentration Course Requirements (12 credit hours)

  • Contemplating a Mindset for Educational Technology
  • Current and Emerging Trends in Educational Technology
  • Research in Educational Technology
  • Project-Based Learning with Educational Technology

Research Course Requirements (6 credit hours)

  • Educational Research
  • Students choose one of the following capstone courses:
    • Practitioner Inquiry
    • Action Research

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

There may also be the option of pursuing doctoral-level education once students have completed Concordia University-Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership program. Once enrolled in a doctoral program, students might be able to further examine best practices in teaching and learning and expand their understanding of emerging technologies within the realm of education. Graduating students might look into programs such as:

  • Ed.D. with a specialization in Educational Technology and Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Educational Technology
  • Ph.D. in Educational Communication and Technology

Career Paths:

After students graduate from Concordia University-Portland's online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Educational Technology Leadership program, they could be able to pursue career opportunities in PreK-12 environments. However, additional licensing requirements may apply, and graduates should check with their state's licensing boards for more information. The following is a list of potential job titles for qualified graduates:

  • Online learning specialist
  • Instructional designer
  • Academic technology specialist
  • District technology coordinator
  • Educational software consultant