Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Educational Technology from Grand Valley State University prepares educators at all levels to integrate technology into instructional settings. The program prepares educators, trainers, coaches, and leaders to enhance the potential of their students and evaluate the social, legal, and ethical implications of educational policies and practices.


The M.Ed. in educational technology is offered as a fully online program meant for those living outside of Kent, Ottawa, and Muskegon counties. It is also offered as a hybrid (online and face-to-face) option for those who reside in or close to the Grand Rapids area - i.e., in the tri-county area.

Why study Educational Technology from Grand Valley State University?

  • Take part in state-of-the-art learning from an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools.
  • Learn and grow professionally as part of a community of learners engaged in collaboration with faculty members, outside experts, mentors, and like-minded colleagues.
  • Learning takes place using the most advanced information, tools, and instructional materials.
  • Faculty members are experts in their field of study and remain flexible, available, and supportive of students.
  • Named "Best Online Graduate Education Programs" by U.S. News & World Report and


Aside from maximizing your teaching skills, graduates can enjoy careers as corporate trainers, course developers, instructional designers, and technology specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Curricular Integration of Ed Technology 
  • Evaluating and Applying Instructional Media 
  • Assessment/Evaluation with Educational Technology 
  • Online Instructional Design/Development
  • Planning/Managing Educational Technology 
  • Instructional Systems Design 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    33 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • The non-refundable application fee ($30 in U.S. funds) is payable by credit card or money order.
  • Students must write a 1-2 page essay which is included in the international student application. 
  • Original or certified copy of all academic records from all secondary schools and/or universities you have attended
  • Diplomas or graduate certificates from all high schools or universities where you have earned a degree
  • National exit test results (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    697 USD/credit
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  • National

    697 USD/credit
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Living costs for Allendale

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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