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Teaching and Technology - 30 Credits

Delivery Method: Online

The Master of Education degree in Teaching and Technology is intended to provide the student with the advanced skills necessary to plan and deliver the most effective instructional unit through the integration of technology in teaching and learning. Aligned to the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) and the International Society for Technology in Education Teacher Standards (ISTE-T), the degree program incorporates instructional design with technology, integrating academic application, and multimedia production with the latest applied theories of learning.

A key aspect of the program is to provide a basis from which teachers may seek Google Certified Educator Credentials or Microsoft Certified Educator Credentials. Teachers holding current Google Certified Educator Certification, Microsoft Certified Educator Certification, or recent eMINTS certification may apply for Credential Learning credit, based on the type and level of the certification they hold.

Credentialed Learning Credit for Google Certified Educator Certification If a student enters the program with current Google Certified Educator Certification, we will transcript Credentialed Learning credits for up to 6 credit hours on the following courses:

  • EDU543 Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape ? TRA500 Google Certified Educator Level 1
  • EDU558 – Digital Tools for Academic Programs ? TRA500 Google Certified Educator Level 2

Credentialed Learning credit for Microsoft Certified Educator If a student enters the program with current Microsoft Certified Educator Certification, we will transcript Credentialed Learning credits for up to 6 credit hours on the following course:

  • EDU563 Instructional Strategies Using Technology ? TRA500 Microsoft Certified Educator

Credentialed Learning credit for CK-12 Certified Educator If a student enters the program with current CK-12 Certified Educator Certification, we will transcript Credentialed Learning credits for up to 3 credit hours on the following course:

  • EDU561 Instructional Design with Technology ? TRA500 CK-12 Certified Educator

Credentialed Learning credit for eMINTS Certification

If a student enters the program with Comprehensive eMINTS certification earned within two years prior to entering the program, we will transcript Credentialed Learning credits for up to 9 credit hours on the following courses:

  • EDU558 Software Application for Academic Programs - TRA500 EMINTS I
  • EDU563 Instructional Theories and Strategies Using Technology - TRA500 EMINTS II
  • EDU561 Instructional Design with Technology - TRA500 EMINTS III

If student comes in with eMINTS4All certification earned within 2 years of entering the program, we will transcript Credentialed Learning credits for 3 credit hours on the following course:

  • EDU563 Instructional Theories and Strategies Using Technology - TRA500 EMINTS II

Students will be charged the per credit hour fee for Credentialed Learning credits.

Course sequence

  • Students will take EDU543 as the first course of the program. Students who do not pass the course with a final grade of B or higher may be required to repeat the course before continuing on in the program. If EDU543 is not offered during the term in which the student enters the program, EDU563 or EDU559 may be taken as the initial course and EDU543 would be taken the following term.
  • EDU589 is designed as the capstone course and should be taken after all other program courses are completed.

Qualifications: 1. Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college or university; 2. Undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale; 3. This degree aligns with the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and National Education Technology Standards. Teachers currently certified in the enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching (eMINTS) program may apply for up to nine hours of credential learning credit based on their level of certification.


Core Credits: 30.00

Course # Course Title Hours
EDU 520 Research Design 3.00
EDU 543 Teaching and Learning in the New Digital Landscape 3.00
EDU 558 Software Applications for Academic Programs 3.00
EDU 559 Current Issues in Teaching and Learning 3.00
EDU 561 Instructional Design w/ Technology 3.00
EDU 563 Applied Instructional Theories and Strategies Using Technology 3.00
EDU 571 Integration of Multimedia Production and Curriculum 3.00
EDU 589 Teaching and Technology Capstone Project 6.00
EDU 590 Appraisal Of Student Learning 3.00

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