Technology in Schools Fast Track Option

The Technology in Schools program offers a Fast Track, allowing students to complete a Master’s or Educational Specialist program in less than 18 months. Students begin in the fall semester, continue through spring and summer, finishing their program the next fall.

Required Courses (15 credit hours)

  • 9450: Introduction to Research in ISLT (3)
  • 9467: Technology to Enhance Learning (3)
  • 9417: Technology Action Research (3)
  • 9471: Instructional Systems Design (3)
  • 7378: Electronic Portfolio Development (3)

Electives (15 cr. hr.)

  • Selected in conjunction with your advisor.

Sample Program of Study

Note: Courses with * are offered fall, spring, and summer. Courses with + are not offered each semester; rotation is either fall/spring, spring/summer, or fall/summer. This allows flexibility in designing your Program of Study. View the course rotation schedule.

Courses with # will earn you the Online Educator Graduate Certificate along with the degree.

 

Course Number Title Credit hours
Fall #1
9467* Technology to Enhance Learning 3
9471+ # Instructional Systems Design
(Prerequisite for 9485 or taken concurrently)
3
7374* Exploring Canvas (or 7373* Moodle) (Elective example 1) 1
7366 Technology Leadership (Elective example 2) 3
 
Spring
9485# Designing Online Learning (Elective example 3) 3
7310* Exploring Schoology (or 7374* Blackboard) (Elective example 4) 1
9417+ Technology Action Research 3
7310+ Grant Writing 101 (Elective example 5) 1
 
Summer
7361*# Introduction to Digital Media (Elective example 6) 3
9484+# Teaching Online Courses 3
 
Fall #2
9450+ Introduction to Research in ISLT 3
7378+ Electronic Portfolio Development 3
 
Total Hours
TOTAL (min = 30)   30
9000-level (min = 15)   18
Problems (max = 12)   0
Transfer (max = 6)   0

 

Symbol Meaning
* Courses are offered fall, spring, and summer.
+ Courses are not offered each semester; rotation is either fall/spring, spring/summer, or fall/summer.
# Courses count towards Online Educator Graduate Certificate, which can be earned along with the degree.