Accelerated Educational Technology Graduate Program

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The MSED, Educational Technology accelerated master's option provides exceptional Missouri State University undergraduate students the opportunity to enroll in a combined baccalaureate and master's degree program.

Eligible BSED majors may apply for preliminary acceptance into the MSED, Educational Technology program after admission requirements for the accelerated master's option have been satisfied.  Once accepted, students will be able to take up to 12 hours of graduate-level Educational Technology courses that apply to both their undergraduate and graduate programs.  Before enrolling in courses to be counted for both undergraduate and graduate credit, an undergraduate student must be admitted into the accelerated master's program and receive prior approval from the Educational Technology Program Coordinator, the RFT Department Head and the Dean of the Graduate College through the use of a Mixed Credit Form.  A student will be fully admitted to the Graduate College upon the completion of the requirements for the baccalaureate degree.

Admission requirements

To be admitted you must fulfill the requirements listed below:

  • Junior standing, with an over-all GPA of 3.25
  • BSED major
  • Recommendation of a faculty member in the College of Education

Graduate coursework in Educational Technology taken by undergraduates and accepted into the accelerated master's option include:

  • EDT 662 - Educational Applications of Computers for Teaching
  • EDT 660 - Digital-Age Learning Environments
  • EDT 650 - Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology
  • EDT 630 - Technology Systems Management and Maintenance

 Scheduling requirements

Before enrolling in courses for both undergraduate and graduate credit, an undergraduate student must be accepted into the accelerated program and receive prior approval from the Educational Technology Program Coordinator, the Department Head of Undergraduate Major, and Graduate College. This is done by using a mixed credit form.

A student will be fully admitted to the Graduate College upon completion of the requirements for the baccalaureate degree, provided the student meets all other requirements for admission to the graduate college. Acceptance into the program and all approvals must be completed prior to the end of the change of schedule period for the course(s). See the Graduate College for further information.

Mixed Credit Courses

Graduate courses taken include:  EDT 650 (3 hrs); EDT 662 (3 hrs); EDT 630 (3 hours) and EDT 660 (3 hrs)

Students must complete the program requirements and additional course requirements of 24 hours to graduate with the MSED, Educational Technology degree.