Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology

In today’s classroom the use of technology in education has become popular and many teachers are seeking supplemental knowledge in this area. Candidates enrolled in the online masters of education program at Belhaven University are required to take a core of courses for 21 hours. In addition, students in education and technology can take 3 courses in this area of emphasis for 9 credits. The degree program concludes with a comprehensive capstone course. This educational technology emphasis will enable the candidate to expand their technological expertise and qualify them for a computer applications endorsement.

While serving different audiences, all degree programs acknowledge the expertise, experience, and needs of adult learners. Both programs also foster inquiry into the nature of learning and the effects of teaching, transfer of theory to practice, self-directed learning and reflection, collegial interaction with peers, commitment to innovation and change, and the development of leadership skills and professional efficacy.


Master of Education Educational Technology Curriculum Summary

Course Number Course Name Credits
EDU600 MED Orientation Seminar 0
EDU610 Research Methods and Procedures 3
EDU612 Curriculum Planning and Organization 3
EDU628 Advanced Instructional Strategies 3
REA617 Content Area Literacy 3
EDU621 Assessing Student Learning 3
EDU623 Technology in Education 3
EDU630 Diagnostic and Remedial Strategies Across the Content Areas 3
Area of Emphasis - Educational Technology
EDU641 Integrating Technology into The Curriculum 3
EDU642 Using Technology to Assess Learning and Manage Data 3
EDU643 New and Emerging Technologies 3
Capstone Course
EDU625 Instructional Leadership Skills in the Classroom 3
Total 33

Admission Information

Students who hold an undergraduate degree in education or have completed a teacher preparation program may apply to the Master of Education degree program with evidence of holding or being eligible to hold a Standard license in the area of emphasis for which the student is seeking degree.

  • A 2.75 cumulative GPA from undergraduate work is required for admission or a minimum GPA of 3.0 on any graduate work previously completed.
  • Provide evidence of holding a valid standard teaching license.
  • Applicants who do not meet the regular admission requirements, but show the potential for success in the M.Ed. program must earn a 3.00 grade point average on the first nine semester hours of graduate work in order to continue in the program.  Students may be asked to submit an essay or recommendations for review by the program committee.