Instructional Design and Technology- Master of Arts, Master of Education

For information, contact:
Department Chair
Department of Educational Psychology
201 McGuffey, 513-529-6621
www.MiamiOH.edu/edp

Educational Technology: Master of Education

The Miami University online graduate program in Educational Technology (M.Ed.) is intended to prepare K12 teachers (with licensure) in the design, development and meaningful integration of technology and media to enhance learning. This online program provides a curriculum designed to foster teacher development in the process of designing and integrating technology and digital media for valued added learning. This program is designed to support both novice and advanced users of technology with a focus on promoting the individual needs of each teacher and supporting each teachers practice. This program consists of 10 courses and may be completed in 12-14 months for full-time students. Part-time students are also very welcome. Students completing the program will also earn the Educational Technology Coaching Endorsement.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the master's degree program requires:

  1. acceptance by the Graduate School,
  2. a vita or resume detailing education and work experience as well as personal relevant experience,
  3. a brief essay (500-750 words) on a topic pertinent to your professional reasons for pursuing the degree,
  4. official transcripts, and
  5. three letters of recommendation from faculty or other person who can provide insight about your potential for graduate study and interpersonal skills. Candidates for this position also need to hold current P-12 licensure and provide signed statement that you have no record of conviction for a felony (state of Ohio requirement for practice in schools).

To apply for the Master of Education, Educational Technology degree program, go to the graduate school application portal found on the graduate school page via the link below http://miamiOH.edu/graduate-studies/admission/index.html. Complete the application, then upload the required program materials listed here. Once you are admitted, you will be required to mail an official transcript to the graduate school at:

Graduate School
Miami University
501 E. High Street
Room 102 Roudebush Hall
Oxford, OH 45056

Applications accepted any time, however, recommended due dates are as follows:

  • December 1 (Spring Admission)
  • April 1 (Summer Admission)
  • July 1 (Fall Admission)

Program Requirements: Master of Education

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) option requires a minimum of 30 credit hours (including the 6 educational technology coaching endorsement courses and 1 thesis project course). All courses are offered online.

EDP 631Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology 13
EDP 632Instructional Design Theory and Models 13
EDP 633Evaluation and Assessment for Instructional Design 13
EDP 636Diversity, Learning & Technology 13
EDP 600Independent Reading3
EDP 643Interactive Design 13
EDP 645Curriculum and Technology 13
EDP 641Principles of Visual Literacy3
EDP 669Qualitative Research in Educational Psychology3
EDP 648Project Thesis3
Total Credit Hours30
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Educational Technology Coaching Endorsement Courses

Instructional Design & Technology: Master of Arts

The Miami University online graduate program in Instructional Design and Technology is designed to prepare and foster practitioners in the field of instructional design and technology and educational media for various settings including business, industry, higher education, government, military, and health care. The curriculum allows students to develop foundation knowledge in the process of instructional design and the application of that knowledge with various technology tools and educational media. Students who are interested in working as instructional designers for non-P-12 environments such as higher education, industry, government, military and health care should pursue the Masters of Instructional Design (M.A.). Several courses are designed to prepare instructional designers for various settings which may require more specialized media and technology skills.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the master's degree program requires:

  1. acceptance by the Graduate School,
  2. a vita or resume detailing education and work experience as well as personal relevant experience,
  3. a brief essay (500-750 words) on a topic pertinent to your professional reasons for pursuing the degree,
  4. official transcripts, and
  5. three letters of recommendation from faculty or other person who can provide insight about your potential for graduate study and interpersonal skills. Candidates for this position also need to hold current P-12 licensure and provide signed statement that you have no record of conviction for a felony (state of Ohio requirement for practice in schools).

To apply for the Master of Education, Educational Technology degree program, go to the graduate school application portal found on the graduate school page via the link below http://miamiOH.edu/graduate-studies/admission/index.html. Complete the application, then upload the required program materials listed here. Once you are admitted, you will be required to mail an official transcript to the graduate school at:

Graduate School
Miami University
501 E. High Street
Room 102 Roudebush Hall
Oxford, OH 45056

Applications accepted any time, however, recommended due dates are as follows:

  • December 1 (Spring Admission)
  • April 1 (Summer Admission)
  • July 1 (Fall Admission)

Program Requirements: Master of Arts

The Master of Arts (MA) option requires a minimum of 30 credit hours. All courses are offered online.

Instructional Design Core Courses
EDP 583Serious and Educational Game Design and Simulations3
EDP 631Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology3
EDP 632Instructional Design Theory and Models3
EDP 633Evaluation and Assessment for Instructional Design3
EDP 636Diversity, Learning & Technology3
EDP 639Issues and Trends in Instructional Design and Technology3
EDP 641Principles of Visual Literacy3
EDP 643Interactive Design3
EDP 669Qualitative Research in Educational Psychology3
EDP 648Project Thesis3
Total Credit Hours30

Endorsement: Educational Technology Coaching Endorsement

The Educational Technology Coaching Endorsement is a 6 course online graduate sequence of courses designed to prepare K-12 teachers to foster teacher coaches and facilitators in leveraging the power of technology and media to engage students in meaningful learning. This six course endorsement is designed to foster teacher-coaches to guide and support students and colleagues in the integration of technology and media for digital age teaching and learning.

(18 hours)

EDP 631Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology3
EDP 632Instructional Design Theory and Models3
EDP 633Evaluation and Assessment for Instructional Design3
EDP 636Diversity, Learning & Technology3
EDP 643Interactive Design3
EDP 645Curriculum and Technology3
Total Credit Hours18