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Master's Degree in Educational Technology with Customizable Curriculum

KU’s Master’s degree in Educational Technology offers you a graduate program that supports a wide range of career opportunities for positions at various institutions including: PK-12 school districts, community colleges, universities, governmental agencies, and business organizations.  

You are able to select tailored program coursework in consultation with your graduate academic advisor and enhance your learning to fit your professional and educational needs. You will first discover and identify your specific career goals and then consult with your advisor to select your elective courses to compliment the required program courses:

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
EPSY 715 Understanding Research in Education 3
ELPS 712 Instructional Media Development 3
ELPS 714 Foundations of Learning Technology 3
ELPS 896 Seminar in Theory of Educational Technology 3
  ELPS Technology Course Electives  
ELPS ___ ELPS Technology Course Elective 1 3
ELPS ___ ELPS Technology Course Elective 2 3
ELPS ___ ELPS Technology Course Elective 3 3
ELPS ___ ELPS Technology Course Elective 4 3
ELPS ___ ELPS Technology Course Elective 5 3
  Elective Courses  
  Elective 1 3
  Elective 2 3
  Elective 3 3

Suggested Elective Courses

Electives are selected in consultation with your graduate academic advisor, and may be taken from the ELPS Department or other departments at KU including: Design, Computer Science, Curriculum & Teaching, Business, Communication Studies, Information Technology, and/or Special Education.

ELPS Technology Course Electives include:

  • ELPS 720 Social Media Technologies
  • ELPS 718 Human Performance Technology
  • ELPS 760 Integration of Learning Technology
  • ELPS 811 Constructivist Learning Technology
  • ELPS 812 Design of Learning Technology
  • ELPS 814 Online Learning Design & Development
  • ELPS 818 Games & Simulations For Learning
  • ELPS 820 Practicum in Educational Technology 

Customize your educational technology degree to support your career goals by taking interdisciplinary courses. Suggested interdisciplinary course electives include:

  • ADS 710 Advanced Human Factors in Interaction Design 
  • ADS 765 Interaction Design
  • ADS 770 Design Cognition 
  • COMS 810 Theories & Research in Organizational Communication 
  • C&T 709 Foundations of Curriculum & Teaching

Let us know you are interested.

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Learn more about the Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program offered to PK-12 public (or private) school district educators interested in a graduate program in education at KU.

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