Educational Technology Leadership

Earn an M.A. in Education Option in Educational Technology Leadership

Now accepting Applications for Fall 2017 cohorts

Educational Technology Leadership MA program

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 The M.A. Program in Educational Technology Leadership at California State University, Los Angeles, is designed to prepare technology specialists for schools, school districts and non-traditional education and training settings. People completing the program might work as coordinators of educational technology at a school or at the district level, as educational media and website developers, as 21st century technology-using educators, as education technology consultants, as lab coordinators or as technology-based trainers.

You can enter this field with a bachelor's degree in any content area (e.g.. communications, engineering, computer science, business, linguistics, math, science, urban learning, arts, etc.). You will become a member of the prestigious group of Instructional Technologists.

In order to prepare well-rounded instructional technology specialists, the program provides instruction in several areas: authoring tools, media design and development, computer applications in schools, leadership in computer/technology education, and educational foundations and research. Note : A Level 1 California Administrative Credential is required for the position of district-level computer coordinator. A valid California teaching credential is required for teaching positions in public K-12 schools.

As an added bonus when you complete the MA in Education Option in Educational Technology Leadership, you will also earn a Certificate in Computer Applications in Schools.

Program Information Sheet*     University Catalog Link

Sample Cohort Semester Schedule

1st Semester

2nd Semester

3rd Semester

EDIT 4300 Information Technologies in the Classroom (3) o

EDFN 5000 Evaluation of Educational Research (3)

EDFN 5960 Comprehensive Examination (0)

EDIT 5620 Current Technologies (3) h

EDIT 4510 Survey of Instructional Media and Technology (3) h

EDIT 5010 Fundamentals of Computer Education (3) h

EDIT 5800  Applied Experience in Instructional Technology (3) h

EDIT 4840 Computer Authoring Tools (3) h

EDIT 5540 Video Technology in Education (3) h

EDIT 5940 Special Topic: Portfolio Development (3) h

EDIT 5600  Internet and the World Wide Web in Education (3) h

EDIT 5560 Technology Leadership in Schools (3) h

EDIT 5940 Special Topics in Instructional Technology  (3) h

Minimum of 33 MA Units and 3 units of pre/co-requisite, h=hybrid, o=online
* The program information sheet is to aid in your planning. Make sure to check the University Catalog for the most up to date degree requirements.

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Educational Technology Leadership Program