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Master of Science

Educational Technology


Professional studies in educational technology provide individuals desiring to become teachers, educational technology coordinators, and school administrators with technological concepts and skills, field experiences, instructional technology leadership skills, and a foundation in educational research related to the application of technologies in education.

Our graduates in educational technology address critical societal needs for technology leadership from such professional positions as teachers and trainers, instructional designers and developers in business and industry, school library media specialists, distance learning teachers and specialists, producers of computer mediated learning materials, technology administrators and policy makers, and performance technologists and university faculty members and administrators. With a statewide technology mission, the University of Central Missouri is a leader in the region.

Requirements for Acceptance into the Program

Acceptance into the program requires one of the following: a 2.75 or higher cumulative GPA or a GPA of 3.0 on the last 60 undergraduate hours.

Students without background courses in Education or Educational Technology may require additional course work. A Bachelor of Science in Education is strongly recommended.

Program Requirements

Please view the latest requirements here.

Note: The MS in Educational Technology does not include teacher certification. Educational technology is not a teacher certification area for k-12 education. Current k-12 teachers may utilize this program to gain credit hours or graduate degree for movement on career ladders, to enhance what they are doing in the classroom. However, if your intent is to teach in a k-12 setting and you do not have teacher certification please talk to our certification office to look at options and additional course work that would be required.

Questions About the Program

Dr. Shantia Kerr Sims

Program Coordinator



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