Educational Technology

Educational Technology Master’s ProgramThe educational technology program is your portal to excellence and leadership in designing, developing and implementing technology in education and online learning, training and performance support.

Educational technology offers two degree programs as either a Master’s or an Educational Specialist Degree with three focus areas:

  • Online Educator
  • Learning Systems Design and Development
  • Technology in Schools

We also offer an Online Educator Certificate program.

All courses are 100 percent online. All areas emphasize project-based learning where you learn while working on projects useful to you. You pick the professional goal that makes sense to you, and the EdTech faculty will help you transform your goal into your reality.


Master of Education (M Ed)

Education Specialist (EdSp)

Graduate Certificate


Educational Technology graduates have an array of career options available. Some graduates work in K–12 schools, others work in corporations, and still others apply their skills in government, healthcare, higher education, and other settings. Whatever the career, you will leave here with a skill set that will serve you well in the future.

Those who choose the Technology in Schools (TiS) focus can look forward to fulfilling careers including K–12 classroom teacher, media/technology specialist, or technology training specialist. The versatile nature of what you learn in the TiS focus lends itself to varied career paths.

The Online Educator focus will prepare you to teach in online venues and provide leadership in developing online offerings. In this rapidly developing and changing environment, you will find employment in virtual schools, higher education, government, business/industry, military, museum, and other settings offering public education.

For those who choose the Learning Systems Design & Development (LSDD) focus, there are countless opportunities. Combining technology and human interaction opens the door to careers in research, software development, and other creative endeavors.

If you’re interested in speaking with a student or recent graduate about their career opportunities and experiences, contact our Student Coordinator at (877) 747-5868.


The best schools from TheBestSchools.orgTop 10 online masters EdTech award from geteducated.comTop 10 online masters EdTech award from geteducated.comSISLT received the Outstanding Mature Program Award in 2012 for its online master’s degree program in Educational Technology from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association, Central Region.

In 2011, SISLT was listed in the 10 Top Online Masters in Educational Technology, by the Consumer’s Guide to Online Colleges.

Our educational technology program was rated No. 10 among the top 35 online educational programs. The Best Affordable program rankings are based on a GetEducated Spring 2014 review of regionally accredited online master’s programs in educational and instructional technology. This GetEducated “Best Buy” affordability ranking compares tuition and distance learning fees of 63 online educational and instructional technology master’s programs offered at 56 online universities across the country. For more information on the review:

We are pleased to be named one of The 25 Best Online Master in Educational Technology Degree Programs by


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Students may apply for Conference Travel Support.


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Please contact Dr. Jane Howland, Program Chair, for current information.

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