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Educational specialist University of Missouri
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Overview

The online educational specialist degree in online education from MU can help you advance your career fulfilling the demand for distance learning alternatives in higher education. If you want to design, deliver and evaluate effective online teaching experiences, this may be the degree for you.

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) is a proud member of the iSchools consortium, an international coalition of leading information schools.

Quick facts

Official name

Educational specialist in learning technologies and design with an emphasis in online education

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Educational specialist

Academic home

College of Education | School of Information Science and Learning Technology

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

30

Estimated cost

$13,903.50

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

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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • High school teacher
  • Instructional coordinator
  • Postsecondary teacher
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Instructional Coordinators
7%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Instructional Coordinators
$62,270
Median salary

Program structure

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

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester. Full-time students finish in two years.

Course work includes

  • Digital media
  • Learning management systems
  • Needs assessment
  • Online course design and instruction
  • Web development

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years (full-time students)

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Tanya Deering, EdSp, wearing her graduation cap and gown.
It was great learning from my peers, as it was learning from the professors.
EdSp ’18

Learn more about this program

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