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Advance your career in education with an online Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Technology and Customized Learning from the University of Sioux Falls (USF) in South Dakota. Increasingly, school districts look to teachers with master’s degrees in education to take on new and greater leadership roles. Your next big step in professional development starts here.

Best Reasons to Earn Your M.Ed. in Technology and Customized Learning at USF

Accreditation. This accredited graduate degree program meets all university, state and national standards for master’s degree in education requirements.

Technology and Customized Learning Concentration. The M.Ed. in Technology and Customized Learning online degree program, in collaboration with SD Technology & Innovation in Education (TIE), prepares educators for teaching in customized/personalized learning settings with effective and innovative technology to meet the learning needs of every learner. Graduates of this program qualify for the SD K-12 classroom technology endorsement.

Higher Salary. Many school districts offer teachers with master’s degrees an increase in pay.

Flexibility. USF gives you the option of completing your Master in Technology and Customized Learning degree in either two or three years – through online classes.

Christian University. USF is a private, Christian university. For many of our students at the associate, bachelor and master level, that’s an important factor in their graduate school decision because we believe teachers are called to serve. We welcome teachers of all faiths into this degree program.

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Technology and Customized Learning Admission Requirements

You’re eligible for USF’s Master of Education in Technology and Customized Learning degree program if you meet the following criteria:

  • You already hold a valid teaching certificate
  • You have a 3.0 grade point average shown through prior degree and professional development transcripts
  • You have at least one year of teaching experience or direct services to students
  • You have three references, using UFS’s recommendation forms, which detail your potential as a Master of Education in Technology candidate

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Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Technology and Customized Learning Degree Program Overview

Coursework

Summer Year 1

Credit Hours

EDU 507 The Changing Role of the Teacher

3

EDU 504 Telecommunications in Education

3

EDU 514 Teaching and Learning with Technology

3

Fall Year 1

EDU 520 Instructional Approaches to Customized Learning

3

EDU 535 Applying Educational Technology

3

Spring Year 1

EDU 585 Research Methods

3

EDU 559 Learner Agency

Summer Year 2

EDU 501 Professional and Ethical Leadership

3

EDU 565 Competency-Based Curriculum and Assessment

3

EDU 570 Digital Literacy

2

Fall Year 2

EDU 587 Practicum: Technology Planning and Implementation

2

Spring Year 2

EDU 587 Practicum: Technology Planning and Implementation

2

 

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