Technology in schools

Educational specialist University of Missouri
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Overview

The online educational specialist 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.

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 technology in schools

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

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.

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

  • 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

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years (full-time students)

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

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

David Ceule, EdSp, in his graduation cap and gown.
I never felt isolated in the program.
EdSp ’17

Learn more about this program

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