Track 1: Instructional Technology for Educator
The Master's Program in Instructional Technology develops expertise in the use of leading edge media and technology for teaching and learning. Graduates of the program work as master teachers in P-12 classrooms, and as school or district instructional technology leaders, staff developers, and curriculum designers. Initial courses enhance teachers' expertise with a wide range of media and applications and set the stage for understanding how instructional technology can fulfill its potential to Entice, Encourage, Enable and Empower learners. Building on theories of learning, motivation, and curriculum design, teachers next learn to apply newly developed technology skills to language arts, social studies, math, science, and technology curricular content. An innovative action research project caps the experience as participants join the small number of certified educational technology specialists in New York state.
Track 2: Instructional Technology for Trainers
NYIT's Professional Trainers master's program in Instructional Technology develops expertise in learning and performance improvement in organizational settings in the 21st century. Graduates work in a variety of corporate and industrial settings, as well as educational, private, not-for-profit, public service, and government sectors. They serve as trainers, instructional designers, and internal and external consultants, as well as learning and e-learning specialists.
The current Master of Science Instructional Technology Trainer program prepares trainers to meet the challenge of the rapid pace of organizational and technological change, and satisfy the demands of global workforce training. The program is designed for novice trainers to develop their knowledge and skills in adult learning theories, instructional design principles, and global training techniques, and for experienced trainers who need to update their abilities to design technology-based training environment using social networking tools, simulation, collaborative tools, mobile devices, and games.
Middle States, NCATE
International Student Requirements:
TOEFL minimum 79, IELTS minimum 6.0, or PTE minimum 53
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 33
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $525 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999