M.Ed.- Educational Technology
There are three possible areas of concentration in the Master of Arts in Education program: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology, and Disciplinary Studies. Each emphasis includes a specific concentration of courses. In each area of concentration, a master's thesis is required to complete the degree program.The goal of this degree program is to build the capacity of educators to promote social justice in the context of their schools and communities through improved teaching practice, curriculum development and assessment, program planning, research, and educational leadership. The program culminates in a master’s thesis, allowing students the opportunity to investigate a particular area of curriculum and instruction in depth. The Master of Arts in Education program with a concentration in Technology prepares educators to serve as school and district-level educational technology leaders. Graduates of the program may work with the credential analyst in the School of Education and Leadership to apply for a supplementary authorization on their multiple subject or single subject teaching credential in order to teach computer science. The program culminates in a master’s thesis, allowing students the opportunity to investigate a particular area of education technology in depth. The Master of Arts in Education program with a concentration in Disciplinary Studies allows secondary-school educators to broaden and deepen their knowledge and skill in one subject area. A multiple-subject credential holder may also consider pursuing a degree in one of these concentration areas if he or she is interested in developing subject-matter knowledge for the elementary classroom or to prepare for the subject-matter examinations required for the secondary credential. The program culminates in a master’s thesis, allowing students the opportunity to investigate a particular area of discipline-based curriculum and instruction in depth. Within the specific areas of concentration, students may elect to study 12 semester units of graduate coursework from the following programs: Art, Business, English, Mathematics, Music, Psychology, Science, or Social Science.
Notre Dame de Namur University is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: Yes
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 1,000 - 4,999