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Educational and Instructional Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The Master of Science in Educational and Instructional Technology is designed for students who want to participate in the paradigm changes that technology is precipitating in both education and training, as human learning moves from print and classroom-based instruction to digital media. 

About

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop research skills and conduct an educational needs assessment using analysis of subject matter, job/task, audience and context.
  • Apply learning theory, instructional theory, and interactive communication theory using various technology methods across disciplines to prepare students for lifelong learning.
  • Apply interdisciplinary elements from technology, psychology, and computer assisted interactive communications.
  • Construct an instructional module requiring students to use and display appropriate theories and methodologies to include literary and communicative skills.
  • Present effective teaching methods for adult learners using available technologies.
  • Develop the social, political, economic, and global implications of web-based instruction to include tools for group processes and collaboration.
  • Demonstrate multimedia elements such as simulations, virtual worlds, and learning objects.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics as well as cultural and global awareness to be responsible citizens in a diverse society to include how technology education may contribute to each.

Programme Structure

Core Requirements (10 courses; 45quarter units)
  • Technology Foundations
  • Instructional Design
  • Education Theory & Technology
  • Media Based Learning Objects
  • Developing Online Courseware
  • Simulations & Virtual Reality
  • Media and Instruction
  • Technology and Leadership
  • Instructional Eval. & Devl.
  • Capstone Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    45 quarter units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

    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: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

  • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on probation (instead of taking the above tests). Students who receive a grade below "B" during their first 4.5 quarter units while on probation are disqualified and must apply to the Committee on the Application of Standards to be considered for reinstatement
  • Preliminary documentation of prior education must be presented at required interview with an admissions advisor. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable
  • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.
  • Remit a non-refundable application fee of $60
  • Individual degree programs may have additional admission requirements

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    416 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 416 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    416 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 416 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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Cost per Quarter Unit - $416

Funding

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