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Stephanie Fogarty

Master of Education '14 | St. Peters, MO

Stephanie Fogarty wanted to get her degree while juggling family and a teaching career in St. Peters, Missouri. She turned to Mizzou's online education programs to find a degree to help her in the classroom.

Rebecca Patterson

Master of Education '14 | St. Charles, MO

Rebecca Patterson was looking for a master's program that would advance her career as a teacher while accommodating her responsibilities as a mother of two. Rebecca's online master's degree from MU helped her create a better experience for her students and open other avenues for them outside the classroom.

Quick facts

  • Program type: Master’s degree
  • Academic home: College of Education | School of Information Science and Learning Technologies
  • Delivery mode: 100 percent online
  • Credit hours: 30
  • Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • Estimated program cost: $12,225*

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Get the degree you deserve

The online master’s degree in technology in schools from MU will help you use innovative and effective technology to improve your teaching and your students’ learning. If you want practical experience using technology as an effective classroom tool, this may be the degree for you.

Career prospects

7%
Employment growth1
25%
Average salary increase2

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Instructional Coordinators

2 Percentage by which the average base salary of a full-time teacher in a U.S. public elementary or secondary schools with master’s degrees exceeds that of a teacher with a bachelor’s degree, 2007–08. Snyder, T.D., and Dillow, S.A. (2011). Digest of Education Statistics 2010 (NCES 2011-015). National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. Washington, D.C.

This degree has potential benefits for

  • High school teachers
  • Middle school teachers
  • Elementary school teachers
  • Instructional coordinators

Note This program does not lead to initial teacher certification.

Program structure and topics

Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are offered in 4-week (in summer) and 8-week formats, allowing you to earn your degree in just one year.

Course work covers

  • Building strategies that advance teaching and learning with technology
  • Using technology to support teaching and learning
  • Planning, managing and integrating technology in an educational setting
  • Promoting the effective use of technology throughout the curriculum

In-state tuition rates

As a distance learner in a University of Missouri graduate program, you qualify for in-state tuition rates, regardless of where you live.

Ask us about this program

This program is administered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies.