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Overview | Curriculum | Careers

The M.Ed. Instructional Technology provides tools and skills professionals can use to successfully integrate current technologies into instruction. Our fully online master’s degree in Instructional Technology allows you to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to apply modern technology in both educational and training settings. Through our program, you will gain applied skills in instructional design, distance learning, and instructional technology to engage learners and create web-based and multimedia instructional content.

Courses and program of study align with current needs of educators, instructional designers and corporate trainers. The program is a fully online graduate degree offered by the College of Education, providing exceptional flexibility for today’s working students.

Online Curriculum

Core Courses:
Department of Teaching and Learning: 24 credits
Take all of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
EME 6601 Instructional Design 3
EME 6716 Organization and Management Learning Technologies 3
EME 6051 Models of Learning and Instruction 3
EDG 6345 Instructional Strategies and Assessment Practices 3
EME 6458 Distance Education in Theory and Practice 3
EME 6945 Field Experience in Education and Technology* 3


Choose one of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
EDF 6229 Educational Psychology, or
EDG 6255 Instructional Program Development 3


Choose one of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
EDE 6205 Curriculum: Elementary Education, or
EDM 6235 Middle School Curriculum, or
ESE 6215 Senior High School Curriculum 3


Department of Educational Leadership: 6 credits
Take both of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
STA 6113 Educational Statistics (should be taken prior to or concurrently with EDF 6481) 3
EDF 6481 Educational Research (prerequisite or co-requisite: STA 6113) 3


Approved Elective Courses: 6 credits
Choose two of the following:

Course # Course Title Credits
EME 6816 Authentic, Standards-Based Assessment for 21st Century Learners 3
EME 6209 Self-Regulated Learning Systems 3
EME 6426 Administrative Applications of Educational Technology 3
EME 6623 Technological and Theoretical Foundations of Learning 3
EME 6415 Courseware Design 3
EDG 6937 Special Topics 3
EDF 6905 Directed Independent Study 3
EDF 6971 Master’s Thesis 3

Other electives approved by assigned faculty advisor
*Completion of all required coursework listed above (except EDE 6205 or EDM 6235 or ESE 6215 and one elective) prior to placement in EME 6945

Sample Careers:

Higher Education Settings:

  • Instructor
  • Instructional Designer
  • Instructional Technologist

K-12 Education Settings:

  • Teacher (any subject, requires certification separate from this degree)
  • Computer/Technology Teacher (requires certification separate from this degree)
  • Technology Integration Specialist
  • Instructional Technology Coordinator

Business/Corporate Settings:

  • Trainer & Instructional Designer

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Degree Details
College College of Education
Degree type M. Ed.
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $369.82
- Out of State (FL) $1,024.81
Credits needed to graduate 36
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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