Traditional Master’s Degree Plan: Educational Technology

The following is a sample schedule for this degree — your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate on time.

Timeline for completion

Depending on how many credit hours you take each semester, you could complete your degree in as little as two years.

Required Courses - 33 hours

Research Requirement - 3 hrs


Courses Credit Hours
EDT 797 Research Methods for Educational Technology 

3 hrs

Diversity Requirements - 3 hrs
Courses Credit Hours

LTC 660 Diversity Issues in Literacy & Content Area Instruction
or LTC 665 Cultural Diversity Literacy & Instruction: Classrooms & Community
or LTC 673 Psychology of Gloabal Literacies

3 hrs
Required Educational Technology Courses - 21 hrs

The degree program requires four core Educational Technology courses. These courses provide a foundation of competencies considered valuable for all areas of professional interest in the field of educational technology.

Courses Credit Hours
EDT 660 Digital-Age Learning Environments 3 hrs
EDT 665 Selection and Utilization of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 761 Online Teaching and Pedagogy 3 hrs
EDT 763 Administration of Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 764 Instructional Design 3 hrs
EDT 765 Educational Media Production 3 hrs
EDT 766 Trends and Practices in Educational Technology 3 hrs
Electives - 6 hrs

Applicable technology courses in the College of Education.

Courses Credit Hours
EDT 630 Technology Systems Management & Maintenance 3 hrs
EDT 645 Building Blocks for Coding in an Educational Setting 3 hrs
EDT 662 Educational Applications of Computers in the Classroom 3 hrs
EDT 690 Topical Issues in Educational Technology 1-6 hrs
EDT 767 Educational Technology Practicum 2 hrs
EDT 777 Problems in Educational Technology 1-3 hrs
EDT 798 Research Seminar in Educational Technology 3 hrs
EDT 799 Educational Technology Thesis 3-6 hrs

Other electives, including electives from outside the department, which coincide with the interests of the student, may be added at the discretion of the Program Director.

Comprehensive Examination

A Comprehensive Examination must be passed by the candidate before a degree will be granted. A description of the content and format of this examination is available from the Educational Technology Program Director.

XF Policy

High standards of professional conduct are required for admission to the Master of Science Program in Educational Technology (EDT) and the EDT Graduate Certificate Programs. A student assigned a grade of XF while studying toward completion of the EDT Master's or Graduate Certificate Programs will be removed from the program(s) at the end of that semester if the XF grade remains assigned after due process.