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Education - Instructional Technology Option, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, CA,
The M.A. in education with an option in career and technical education is designed to provide advanced and specialized education to personnel working in a variety of settings related to vocational education such as secondary, postsecondary and private schools. The program should also meet the requirements for leadership positions in these facilities.

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Programme Structure

These courses include:
  • Technology and Learning II
  • Design/Development
  • Design and Development of Instructional Materials II
  • Foundations of e-Learning
  • E-Learning Design and Development
  • Computer Based Technology in Education II
  • Needs Assessment: Issues and Techniques
  • Instructional Development and Change Process
  • Technology for Educational Leaders
  • Website Design and Development
  • Interactive Animation Design and Development
  • Information Systems in Education
  • E-Learning Delivery and Evaluation
  • E-Learning Technology and Media
  • Advanced Topics in Instructional Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association, or shall have completed equivalent academic preparation as determined by appropriate campus authorities;
  • Be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended;
  • Have earned a grade point average of at least 3.0 on the last degree completed by the candidate or have attained a grade point average of at least 3.0 (A=4.0) in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted; and
  • Satisfactorily meet the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards for graduate study, including qualifying examinations, as appropriate campus 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    290 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 290 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    290 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 290 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for San Bernardino

  • 1000 - 1800 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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