M.A. in Educational Technology

M.A. in Educational Technology

M.A. in Educational Technology

The Master of Arts in Educational Technology program will offer graduate-level students the expertise and proficiencies needed to incorporate the existing and emerging educational technologies into their classroom and school organization. Individuals completing this online program will not only be skilled in the use of technology resources in the classroom, they will be prepared to assume leadership roles in educational technology in preschool to twelfth grades. Through intensive seven-week online courses within a compressed time-frame, graduate level students will be able to complete the program within two years. This graduate program is intended for educators and educational leaders who place a high value on successful teaching and learning through the use of educational technology.

The purpose of the program is to help teacher leaders and administrators reflect on educational technology best practices and discover ways to expertly infuse technology into teaching so as to improve student learning and engagement. Additionally, students in the program will investigate the philosophical, psychological, sociological, and educational implications of emerging technology tools and their impact on schools. Current relationships between theory and practice, along with future technologies, will be examined.

Teachers in the state of New Jersey may apply to the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program through the New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP®). For more information including NJTOP tuition rates click here.



The M.A. in Educational Technology is a full-time program offered in an accelerated online format. It requires the completion of 33 graduate semester hours (11 courses).


  • 11 Courses / 33 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: Yes
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 33 S.H.
EDTC 33580 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
EDTC 33520 Digital Citizenship in 21st Century Schools 3
EDTC 33510 Emerging Technology Tools and the Curriculum 3
EDTC 33585 Internet in the Classroom 3
SPED 08540 Technology for Students with Special Needs 3
EDTC 33540 Developing Online Resources for P-12 Students 3
EDTC 33561 Leading for Effective Educational Technology 3
EDTC 33550 Learning through Gamification 3
EDTC 33531 Coding and Logical Thinking to Support Learning 3
EDTC 33570 Researching and Analyzing Educational Technology 3
EDTC 33600 Seminar in Educational Technology 3

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Current professional resume

  • Typewritten statement of professional objectives

    • Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
  • Two letters of recommendation

    • Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the M.A. in Educational Technology program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall - Module 1 September 1 July 1