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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Information Technology, M.S.Ed.

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Coordinator: Mary Bucy


Provide a solid foundation in computers and information technology for students who desire to specialize in computer applications in education and training; who seek information technology positions in government, industry or public agencies; or who wish to subsequently pursue doctoral studies in fields related to information technology.

Learning outcomes

  1. Recognize, evaluate and apply technological tools (software and hardware) to support teaching and learning in diverse environments.
  2. Develop critical thinking tools to evaluate information and media accuracy, relevance and propriety.
  3. Build capacity to adapt to and work with, diverse media types across multiple platforms to create and support authentic learning relevant to the learners and their learning contexts.

The program leads to a Master of Science in Education degree with a specialization in information technology. Any student interested in this program must meet with a faculty adviser before any coursework is taken.

The Master of Science in Education: Information Technology degree has its own unique core coursework, including a nine-hour professional core and a nine-hour information technology core.

All MS Ed Information Technology students holding a current teaching license at the time of application are required to complete a 3-credit ED 609 Practicum . Students should contact their adviser about arranging an appropriate practicum.

Core Courses

Information technology core (9)

Electives: educational technology (21)

21 credits Computer Science Education (CSE) courses selected in consultation with adviser.


All MS Ed Information Technology students holding a current teaching license at the time of application must include 3 credits of ED 609 Practicum  within this section).

Exit options (6)

Thesis/professional project

Comprehensive exams

  • Exam + 6 credits of electives

Total Credits (45)

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