Technology in schools

Master of science University of Missouri
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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.

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

Master of science in learning technologies and design with an emphasis in technology in schools


University of Missouri

Program type

Master's degree

Academic home

College of Education | School of Information Science and Learning Technologies

Delivery mode

100% online


Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours


Estimated cost


*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your 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
Employment growth
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.
Average salary increase

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


100% online

Calendar system


Typical program length

2 years (full-time students)

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester


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

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