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This program is designed for learners seeking a graduate degree and career in the specialty of instructional technology at K-12, higher education or corporate levels.
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M.Ed. Instructional Technology (Non-Licensure)

Degree Overview

Ideal for those who already possess a teaching license and for professionals seeking additional credentials, graduates of our Master's in Education: Instructional Technology emphasis (Non-Licensure) program are not only knowledgeable in technology, but have a solid grasp of education and sound learning principles.

Current teachers not wishing to complete an entire Master of Education degree can take up to 9 credit hours as a non-degree seeking student.

Licensed educators and paraprofessionals are eligible to receive a 10% preferred tuition discount for all Teacher Education courses at CPS. Contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for details.

Total Degree Requirements: 30 credit hours

  • Foundational course requirements: 21 credit hours
  • Degree electives: 6 credit hours (students may choose two courses from pre-existing Education courses selected in consultation with their faculty advisor)
  • Capstone course requirement: 3 credit hours

Double and Second Specializations
Double Specialization
Students are encouraged to complete their M.Ed. degree with a double specialization. Requirements must be completed for each specialization selected, including all elective credits. Overlapping courses will be considered, though a minimum of 18 additional credits unique to the second specialization is required. Final requirements for the double specialization will be determined by your faculty advisor. Upon completion of all requirements, the degree and both specializations are posted to your official transcript and diploma.

Second Specialization
Students who have already graduated with their M.Ed. degree and wish to return for a second specialization from the non-licensure program must begin by submitting an application for readmission. Upon readmission, all requirements must be completed for the second specialization, including all elective credits. Overlapping course work from the student's original degree/specialization will be considered, though a minimum of 18 credits unique to the second specialization is required. Additionally, courses taken more than six years prior to the date of readmission may not be accepted. Final requirements for the second specialization will be determined by your faculty advisor. Upon completion of all requirements, the second specialization is posted to your official transcript and a certificate for the second specialization is awarded to you.

Do you have questions about double or second specializations? Contact an admissions counselor for information.

Master's in Education Specializations:

Program Requirements

Listed below are the required courses for completion of this degree at Regis University. Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list below and you should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126 for recent changes and updates.

This degree program requires 30.00 credit hours for completion. Please contact your advisor or the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

M.ED. Instructional Technology

EDTC 600 - Pedagogical Prac in Instr Tech

Introduction to pedagogy and instructional technology. Focuses on universal design, media literacy, and begins the electronic portfolio that will be used to collect artifacts for the final capstone course.

EDTC 601 - Virtual Collab and Commun

Exploration of Web 2.0, social networking and virtual reality. Examines copyright, assessment, and instructional methods regarding technology in schools and classrooms. Includes an introduction to online teaching and learning.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614;

Cross listing(s): EDFD 601.

EDTC 602 - Instructional Design

Studies the process of solving instructional problems by analyzing and applying instructional design models and principles to meet educational and training goals in both K12 education, higher education, and corporate education.

EDTC 603 - Web Dev for Educational Use

Examines principles and techniques for designing and developing Web-based learning enviornments. Topics include authoring software, usability issues, accessibility, creative commons, visual literacy, universal design, copyright, and online teaching and learning.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614;

EDTC 604/606

The course descriptions for the above mentioned class could not be found. Please contact Academic Records & Registration at 303-458-4126 with questions. Some additional course information is available and shown here.

Take EDTC 604 or EDTC 606

EDTC 605 - Multimedia

Examines principles and techniques for developing and evaluating use of multimedia in learning enviornments. Topics include development, delivery, universal design, assistive technology, open source, audio, video and graphic creation and editing, creative commons, and accessibility.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614;

EDTC 610 - Instruc Tech Capstone Project

Synthesis of work and projects completed throughout the IT degree program. An electronic protfolio will be developed showcasing work completed to meet NETS-T standards and 21st Century Learning Skills.

EDTC 614 - Integrating Technology Into Curriculum

Focuses on effective strategies and best practices for integrating technology into curriculum. Explores emerging technologies and their use in the classroom. Examines educational theory, technology integration, and administrative considerations and skills related to technology.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600;

Cross listing(s): EDFD 614.

Electives

The course descriptions for the above mentioned class could not be found. Please contact Academic Records & Registration at 303-458-4126 with questions. Some additional course information is available and shown here.

take six (6) semester hours of 600-level
Education Elective courses

Course Descriptions

Listed below are the available courses offered at Regis University within this respective degree program. The courses below include the degree program requirements as well as subject related courses. Please contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126 for recent changes and updates. No course descriptions found.

EDTC 600 Pedagogical Prac in Instr Tech (3.00)

Introduction to pedagogy and instructional technology. Focuses on universal design, media literacy, and begins the electronic portfolio that will be used to collect artifacts for the final capstone course.

EDTC 601 Virtual Collab and Commun (3.00)

Exploration of Web 2.0, social networking and virtual reality. Examines copyright, assessment, and instructional methods regarding technology in schools and classrooms. Includes an introduction to online teaching and learning.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614;

Cross listing(s): EDFD 601.

EDTC 602 Instructional Design (3.00)

Studies the process of solving instructional problems by analyzing and applying instructional design models and principles to meet educational and training goals in both K12 education, higher education, and corporate education.

EDTC 603 Web Dev for Educational Use (3.00)

Examines principles and techniques for designing and developing Web-based learning enviornments. Topics include authoring software, usability issues, accessibility, creative commons, visual literacy, universal design, copyright, and online teaching and learning.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614;

EDTC 604 Advanced Web Development (3.00)

Exploration of advanced web tools. Focuses on self-directed projects based on personal growth needs.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*603 EDTC*614;

EDTC 605 Multimedia (3.00)

Examines principles and techniques for developing and evaluating use of multimedia in learning enviornments. Topics include development, delivery, universal design, assistive technology, open source, audio, video and graphic creation and editing, creative commons, and accessibility.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614;

EDTC 606 Multimedia II (3.00)

Concentrates on designing, developing, and assessing leading multimedia instructional tools. Includes exploration of enhanced uses of multimedia including audio, video, and animation. Focuses on self-directed projects based on personal growth needs.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614 EDTC*605;

EDTC 608 Multimedia III (3.00)

Students work to master advanced media area of choice: video production, digital audio, gaming, 3D modeling, animation, photography, flash, or advanced graphic manipulation; and learn best practice uses in their curricular area.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600 EDTC*614 EDTC*605 EDTC*606;

EDTC 610 Instruc Tech Capstone Project (3.00)

Synthesis of work and projects completed throughout the IT degree program. An electronic protfolio will be developed showcasing work completed to meet NETS-T standards and 21st Century Learning Skills.

EDTC 614 Integrating Technology Into Curriculum (3.00)

Focuses on effective strategies and best practices for integrating technology into curriculum. Explores emerging technologies and their use in the classroom. Examines educational theory, technology integration, and administrative considerations and skills related to technology.

Pre-requisite: TAKE EDTC*600;

Cross listing(s): EDFD 614.

EDTC 660 Methods of Teaching Instructional Tech I (3.00)

Studies the curriculum, methods and strategies for teaching, organizing and assessing learning in instructional technology, elementary (K-6) settings. Provides opportunity to design lessons, both daily and unit, and have experience teaching lessons in the classroom.

EDTC 690 Practicum in Instructional Technology (8.00 - 10.00)

Entails working in an elementary and secondary school setting full-time (300-600 contact hours) with a licensed teacher in an accredited school.

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NOTE: Regis University’s Master of Education program is nationally accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC). The states of Arkansas and Kentucky do not recognize this accreditation. Please call your state council on higher education to get more details.

MATERIALS NEEDED FOR APPLICATION AND ADMISSION

Applicants seeking a master's degree from the College for Professional Studies must possess a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Application: Completed graduate application form
  • Application fee: $75.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript a U.S. regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on degree-bearing transcript with option of supplying additional coursework transcripts
  • Critical analysis essay
  • Current resume (optional)
  • One recommendation from your principal, a colleague or supervisor who knows your work in a professional setting
  • Copy of current teaching license 
  • Criminal background check: Applicants must have a $45 background check in order to complete their online application. View and print the instructions, consent for background check and disqualifying offenses documents to get started.
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed

Application Deadlines*

Term Class Starts Application Deadline
Summer 2014 May 5, 2014 April 7, 2014
Fall 2014 August 25, 2014 July 28, 2014

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

Regis University Tuition: M.Ed. Instructional Technology (Non-Licensure)

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $14,325 30 $475 $75
Online $14,325 30 $475 $75

Directed study costs $475 per credit hour

Please note: Additional fees may apply to Regis University students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.