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Master of Education: Educational Technology / Online Teaching Certificate

Advance your career with a Master’s Degree (M.Ed.), a Computer and Technology endorsement and an Online Teaching Certificate

Graduate with a master’s degree and get a Computer and Technology endorsement and prepare to take on new challenges and opportunities. Designed for teachers and professionals, this program provides conceptual, pedagogical, theoretical and technological knowledge you need to become a principal or to qualify for other administrative positions.

Time to Complete:

  • Educational Technology Master’s degree completion time for full-time candidates: 4 semesters
  • Computer and Technology Endorsement completion time for full-time candidates: 2 semesters
  • Online Teaching certificate: 3 semesters

Credits:

  • 10 courses totaling 30 credit hours (Educational Technology Master’s degree)
  • 4 courses totaling 12 credit hours (Computer and Technology Endorsement)
  • 3 courses totaling 7 credit hours (Online Teaching certificate)

Cost: Current CSU Graduate tuition costs can be found on the Bursar's website

Program Highlights


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Career Outcomes and Job Opportunities

Join a strong network of leaders. As the field of education continues to grow, so do the opportunities for leadership positions. With a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Cleveland State University you’ll be prepared to take on a variety of leadership roles including:

The Program of Study includes relevant, job-embedded topics including school change, education policy, educational research, school operations, educational psychology, instructional design and development, technology and online learning.

College Core (12 Credit Hours)

Course Title Credits
EDB 601 Educational Research 3 Credits
Social Foundations (select one)
Course Title Credits
EDB 604 Social Issues and Education 3 Credits
EDB 606 Philosophy and Education 3 Credits
EDB 608 School and Society in the American Past 3 Credits
EDB 609 Comparative and International Education 3 Credits
Human Development (select one)
Course Title Credits
EDC 501 Child Development 3 Credits
EDB 620 Psychology of the Adolescent Learner 3 Credits
EDB 628 Psychology of Learning and Instruction 3 Credits
Curriculum & Instruction
Course Title Credits
ETE 555 Instructional Design 3 Credits

Specialization (12 credit hours)

Course Title Credits
ETE 570 Technology in Learning Environments 3 Credits
*ETE 571 Technological Change and Schools 3 Credits
*ETE 572 Advancements in Educational Technology 3 Credits
*ETE 573 Innovation: Projects in Educational Technology 3 Credits

*Students holding an Ohio Provisional/Professional teaching certificate or license may apply for the computer/technology endorsement upon completion of those courses.

Electives (Select 3)

Course Title Credits
*ETE 571 Technological Change and Schools 3 Credits
ETE 690 Designing Online Instruction 3 Credits
ETE 691 eLearning Tools and Techniques 3 Credits
ETE 595 Current Topics and Research in Edu Technology 3 Credits

*Students holding an Ohio Provisional/Professional teaching certificate or license may apply for the computer/technology endorsement upon completion of those courses.

If ETE 690 & 691 are selected as electives, students can earn the Online Teaching Certificate with one additional course (ETE 692).


The Online Teaching Certificate includes:

Courses (7 Credit Hours)

Course Title Credits Semester Prerequisites
ETE 690 Designing Online Instruction 3 Credits Fall None
ETE 691 eLearning Tools and Techniques 3 Credits Spring ETE 690
ETE 692 Applications of Online Instruction 1 Credit Summer ETE 690, ETE 691

General requirements for admission to the Master’s Degree in Educational Technology include:

  1. Apply for admission to Cleveland State University
  2. Official transcript from all colleges/universities where degrees were previously received.
  3. Take the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and earn a score above the 50th percentile. Students are exempt from these test requirements if:
  4. Baccalaureate degree is less than six years old at time of application AND undergraduate cumulative grade point average was at least 2.75 out of 4.00;
  5. OR Baccalaureate degree is six years old or older at the time of application and your cumulative grade point average was at least 3.00 out of 4.00;
  6. student completes the equivalent of 12 semester hours of Cleveland State University graduate course work (including EDB 601) and receive a grade of B or better in each course.

All students applying to the Master of Education in Educational Technology must:

Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for Master of Education in Educational Technology or the Online Teaching Certificate.

For more information, see https://levin.csuohio.edu/c_f/educational-technology

For additional information, contact:

Dr. Selma Koc, Program Coordinator
Department of Curriculum and Foundations
College of Education and Human Services
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall, 376
Cleveland, OH 44115
216.687.4577
s.koch@csuohio.edu

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FAQs

Do I need to have background in education or data to be in this program?

No. While many of our students have an education background, an education degree is not required for the master’s program. However, for students who pursue the Computer and Technology endorsement, a current Ohio K-12 licensure is required.

Do I need to take the GRE to apply to this program?

GRE is not required for acceptance into the Educational Technology program.

Does this degree lead to specific employment?

In addition to enhancing current employment in education either in K-12 or adult learning, graduates can find employment in organizations or companies in instructional design, training, e-learning. Graduates with the K-12 focus are prepared for positions such as technology coach, instructional technology specialist and technology coordinator.

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