Technology in Education, M.S.Ed.

This program provides a strong foundation in educational philosophy and instructional design to prepare preK–12 teachers to effectively integrate and assess technology in their content areas. It is designed for candidates seeking the Technology Specialist endorsement. Visit the Illinois State Board of Education for specific requirements, updates and amendments.

As a Master of Science in Education degree, this program is also designed to enable students to pursue continued study at the post master’s level.

In addition to National College of Education Graduate Admissions Requirements, applicants must:

Program Details:

  • Requires 36 SH for completion
  • Requires a thesis

Required Courses

MSED Core - 10 SH

ESR 503Applied Research Methods for Educational Psychologists


ESR 505Educational Inquiry and Assessment


EPS 541Cognition and Instruction

1 TO 2

FND 511Social and Cultural Politics of Education: Personal and Contextual Perspectives


Note: EPS 541 must be taken for 2 semester hours.

Program Requirements - 26 SH

TIE 532Applications of Technology in Schools

2 OR 3

TIE 533Technology Based Analysis and Databased Decision Making


TIE 535Designing Active Learning Environments with Innovative Technologies

1 TO 3

TIE 542Designing Internet Resources for Teaching and Learning


TIE 544Curriculum Applications of Multimedia Authoring


TIE 575Leading Staff Development in Educational Technology


TIE 512Students Using Technology for Inquiry Learning and Problem Solving


TIE 592Portfolio Development Seminar


TIE 593Seminar in Technology in Education


TIE 599Thesis/Technology in Education


Notes: TIE 532 must be taken for 2 semester hours. TIE 535 must be taken for 3 semester hours. TIE 599 must be taken for a total of 4 semester hours.