Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Technology
Advance your career in education with an online Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Technology 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.
Fully Online & Accredited
The M.Ed. in Technology degree program prepares educators for effective and innovative uses of technology in K-12 educational settings and supports students' computing and technology literacy development to improve teaching and learning.
Best Reasons to Earn Your M.Ed. in Technology at USF
Accreditation. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, the Fredrikson School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and the M.Ed. and Ed.S. education degree programs are approved by the South Dakota Department of Education.
Technology Concentration. When you graduate from USF’s Master in Technology degree program, you will be a local expert and change agent for technology in your school as a technology integrationist. Graduates of this program are eligible for the K-12 classroom technology endorsement and/or the K-12 technology integrationist endorsement. This program meets USF, state and national Technology in Schools standards.
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 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 Admission Requirements
You’re eligible for USF’s Master of Education in Technology 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 two references, using UFS’s recommendation forms, which detail your potential as a Master of Education in Technology candidate
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Technology Degree Program Overview
Summer Year 1
EDU 504 Telecommunications in Education
EDU 514 Teaching and Learning with Technology
EDU 531 Legal Foundations of Education
Fall Year 1
EDU 535 Applying Technology
Spring Year 1
EDU 559 Learner Agency
Summer Year 2
EDU 521 Curriculum Development & Design
EDU 501 Professional and Ethical Leadership
EDU 570 Digital Literacy
Fall Year 2/Spring Year 2
EDU 587 Technology Planning and Implementation
Other requirements to be completed during the 2-year format:
EDU 585 Research Methods - fall or summer
Three graduate credits of elective with a focus on technology
When can I start?
This program is designed to begin in the summer (late May or early June) because this is when most pre-requisite courses are offered. Depending on exact dates and circumstances, the program can offer extra flexibility, so please contact USF to discuss the next starting opportunity. We are here to help!