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Technology - Digital Literacy in Education

12 months
480 USD/credit 15840 USD/year
480 USD/credit 15840 USD/year
480 USD/credit 15840 USD/year
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The Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a major in Technology - Digital Literacy in Education at Indiana Wesleyan University is designed for computer or technology educators who wish to become qualified to instruct advanced placement, dual enrollment, or early college courses, as well as deepen their understanding of technology, digital literacy and advanced educational classroom practice.


Candidates at the Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a major in Technology - Digital Literacy in Education at Indiana Wesleyan University will complete a 33-credit hour program consisting of 18 hours in graduate technology and digital literacy and 15 in graduate education. Candidates must already be experienced in teaching technology and digital literacy in P-12 schools and/or community colleges, as this degree will not lead to initial or advanced state licensure in those areas.

The 18 credit hours of courses in technology and digital literacy provide a broad understanding of the field, strengthening technical knowledge in related hardware and software, ethical digital practices, meeting the needs of the learner, devising sustainable technology integrations, systemic and creative problem-solving along with a biblical worldview.

The 15 credit hours of courses in education are designed to provide participants with methods and materials to deepen their teaching ability and help their own students learn, including culturally responsive teaching, ethics and faith, and research and technology tools. It aligns to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation's advanced-level program standards. Course instruction is designed to model best practices and procedures in the classroom.

You’ll Learn To…

  • Demonstrate technical knowledge and skills in the use of related hardware and software.
  • Articulate and establish ethical practices in Digital Citizenship.
  • Discriminate then align the use of technology to meet identified needs of the learner.
  • Analyze then devise sustainable technology integrations for the learning community.
  • Apply systems thinking to problem solving in creative and innovative ways.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use research with an understanding of qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed methods research methodologies.
  • Demonstrate ethical, Christ-like attitudes, values, and Biblical worldview that encompass professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to classroom teaching in their professional behaviors.
  • Apply advanced knowledge of student learning suitable for any student.
  • Apply data literacy to develop or sustain supportive school environments.
  • Apply self-reflection and data analysis to improve their own teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Digital Media Theory and Applications
  • Digital Content and Citizenship
  • Web Design and Development 
  • Data Utilization and Evaluation
  • How We Learn

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  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed.
  • Candidates need:
    • A valid (but not necessarily current) state teacher’s license with an endorsement in any subject area, or a valid (but not necessarily current) temporary, standard, or professional teaching license/certificate from another recognized accreditation body (e.g., Association of Christian Schools International), or an official letter from a school administrator confirming employment as a teacher of record, adjunct instructor, or full-time instructor.

Work experience

    • At least one year of teaching experience from an approved and accredited public, private, or parochial P-12 school or postsecondary institution in the United States or abroad.
    • Supporting documentation demonstrating access to a P-12 or postsecondary classroom, preferably in computers, digital literacy, digital media, or other technology-related area.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 480 USD per credit during 12 months.


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