Educational Media and Technology (MS)
The University of South Alabama Master of Science degree in Educational Technology, a completely online program, prepares graduates to design, evaluate, and implement educational technologies. Through coursework and practical experiences, students will learn to use a diverse set of technological tools for the design and development of effective instruction. Students will also evaluate technological tools and resources designed to enhance teaching and learning and collaborate with educators and others to use technology to enhance learner experiences and outcomes.
Requirements For Degree
To qualify for the Master's Degree in Educational Technology, candidates must satisfactorily complete the following program with a minimum grade of "B" or better on all course work. Students must successfully complete a digital comprehensive exam portfolio which includes a thesis paper and an instructional technology project. The digital comprehensive exam portfolio may only be submitted two times.
|Requirements for the M.S. Degree in Educational Media and Technology||Credit Hours|
|Requirements for the M.S. Degree in Educational Media and Technology||(30 semester hours minimum)|
|Instructional Technology Core Courses||24|
|Instructional Support Courses||6|
Department of Counseling and Instructional Sciences
The Department of Counseling and Instructional Sciences offers the Master of Education degree in Educational Media (leading to certification in Library Media), and in School Counseling leading to certification as a school counselor, and the Master of Science degree in Educational Media & Technology, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Instructional Design. The department also offers the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Instructional Design and Development. The department collaborates with the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences to deliver the Ph.D. degree in Combined-Integrated Clinical & Counseling Psychology. Finally, the department offers the B.S. degree and minor in Instructional Design & Performance Improvement.
Faculty within the department offer foundational coursework in Education Technology, Educational Psychology, Educational Foundations, and Educational Research. These courses are offered for students in the undergraduate and graduate programs throughout the college and are designed to broaden and strengthen degree-area preparation.