Educational Technology

California State University Northridge

M.A. On Campus
12 months
14016 USD/year
14016 USD/year
8472 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Master of Arts degree in Educational Technology at California State University Northridge is designed to prepare teachers, technology coordinators and software developers to implement current technology tools in education and to evaluate future technologies as they emerge.


The Educational Technology program at California State University Northridge targets middle and high school teachers but often includes students from elementary schools, higher education and industry. Program graduates have gone on to teach and support education at universities and schools all over the world, while others have continued on for their doctorate.Courses immerse students in current theory and best practice in technology education. Students in the program develop their technology skills and knowledge of how to apply technology in the classroom, including:

  • Developing and using educational multimedia.
  • Creating interactive software for learning.
  • Developing educational websites.
  • Assessing the impact of innovations in the classroom.
  • Integrating technology into subject-area classrooms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research in Secondary Education
  • Leadership in Educational Technology
  • Computers in the Secondary Curriculum: Multimedia
  • Educational Website Development
  • Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
  • Designing Computer-Based Instructional Materials
  • Theory and Research in Educational Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended.
  • Complete the “International Online Application”
  • A $55.00 (US currency) non-refundable application fee
  • All  secondary-school records 
  • Applicants who have studied in the U.S. are also required to have the U.S.institution(s) send official transcript(s) directly to CSUN
  • Submit a copy of your passport information page with your documents
  • Employment as an instructor or as a developer or a user of educational technology.
  • Two letters of reference.
  • A statement of plans and objectives for graduate study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14016 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14016 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14016 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    8472 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8472 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Yearly tuition fee for seven or more units per semester.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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Educational Technology
California State University Northridge


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