Master's Degree in Educational Technology at KU
Effective Feb. 1, 2019: The Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies is not currently accepting applications for admission to the master's degree in educational technology. Individuals interested in educational technology are encouraged to consider alternatives options at KU. Information on other available programs can be found here.
The master's degree in educational technology at the University of Kansas School of Education offers you a graduate program that supports a wide range of career opportunities for careers at various institutions including: PK-12 school districts, community colleges, universities, governmental agencies, and/or workforce training. Within these organizations, the graduate program supports careers in the integration, design and administration of learning technology.
KU's Master's degree in Educational Technology consists of 36 credit hours of coursework, a final exam, and the production of a portfolio that reflects your educational technology competencies. Depending on your career aspirations, you will develop a demonstrated understanding of content and skills that are aligned with universally-recognized standards, including: the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Standards and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards.
Benefits of the program include:
- No GRE Requirement – Emphasis for admission eligibility is based on prior academic record, your professional/personal recommendations and writing samples – rather than a standardized test score.
- Program Reputation - KU’s Master’s Degree in Educational Technology is offered through the KU School of Education, which was recently ranked 8th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Public Education Schools.
- Professional Network - KU has established itself KU as a national leader in developing highly regarded eLearning tools and resources that serve millions of users every week.
- Hands-On Design & Development - Various research and development centers at the University of Kansas offer unique opportunities for students to engage in the design and development of educational technology, some even offer on-campus jobs related to the program: