Our M.S. Ed. program offers a concentration in technology that provides coursework for elementary school teachers seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of this field.

The concentrations consists of 36 credit hours focusing on teaching advanced methods and skills in the use of computing, as well as broader contextual courses on science, mathematics, and other considerations at the intersection of technology and the classroom.

It meets the required accreditation outcomes, prepares candidates with required research skills, guarantees that curriculum needs are met and adds the recognition of a concentration in technology to the M.S.Ed. degree.

Required Courses

Core Courses - 12 credit hours
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-H 520 Education and Social Issues 3
EDUC-P 507 Assessment in Schools 3
EDUC-J 500 Instruction in Context of Curriculum 3
EDUC-S 590 Research in Secondary Education 3
Elementary Education Courses – 6 hours
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-P 510 Psychology in Teaching 3
AND one of the following courses:
EDUC-A 508 School Law and the Teacher 3
EDUC-K 505 Introduction to Special Education
(petition, if no survey course already taken)
EDUC-K 553 Management of Academic and Social Behavior 3
EDUC-K 590 Research in Special Education (variable topics) 3
EDUC-P 570 Managing Classroom Behavior 3
EDUC-P 515 Child Development 3
Or any Elementary Advanced Methods course
Technology Courses
Dept./Course # Title Credit Hours
EDUC-R 531 The Computer in Education 3
EDUC-W 520 Technical Issues in Computer-Based Education 3
EDUC-W 540 Computer-Based Teaching Methods 3
EDUC-R 505 Workshop in Instructional Systems Technology 3
EDUC-W 506 Using the Internet in K-12 Classrooms 3


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Joanna Goldstein Ph.D.

Professor of Music
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Lisa Hoffman Ph.D.

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Dr. Jeramy A. Nichols,

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