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Instructional Technology (Non-Licensure), MEd


Department: Secondary Education and Professional Programs 

This 30-credit program prepares leaders in teaching with current technology, both in PreK-12 schools and in adult professional settings. The program combines technical skills and knowledge with current teaching and learning theory and aims to develop understanding of the dynamic relationship between technology and the organization into which it is introduced.

Admission Requirements


Applicants must meet the criteria below in order to be admitted by the College of Graduate Studies and the College of Education and Allied Studies.

  • Completed application for admission
  • A minimum GPA of 2.8 based upon four years of course work or a 3.0 undergraduate GPA based upon course work completed during the junior and senior years
  • Three appropriate letters of recommendation. At least one letter of recommendation should be an academic reference from a professor.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
  • A qualifying score on the Communication and Literacy Skills portion of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure® (MTEL), or a composite score of 290 or greater on the quantitative and verbal parts of the GRE General Test if taken on or after August 1, 2011 or a composite score of 900 or greater on the quantitative and verbal parts of the GRE General Test if taken before August 1, 2011.

Admission decisions to the Master of Education degree in instructional technology program are made on a rolling basis when applications are submitted within a reasonable time frame prior to the start of the academic year. For students with an undergraduate GPA less than 2.8, a low-GPA remedy is available.

Note: Students who have been admitted and completed the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Technology are permitted to transfer two courses (6 credits) into the Master of Education in Instructional Technology program with the permission of the graduate coordinator providing that the courses completed meet the course requirements for the Master of Education degree in instructional technology. Students who have been admitted and completed the postbaccalaureate program are permitted to transfer five courses or 15 credits into the Master of Education in Instructional Technology program with the permission of the graduate coordinator, providing that the courses completed meet the course requirements for the Master of Education degree in instructional technology.

Program of Study


Successful completion of the Master of Education degree in instructional technology requires that a candidate complete a 30-credit program of study and a research project, and pass a comprehensive examination based on the research project.