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Master of Science in Instructional Technology

Master of Science in Instructional Technology

The Master of Science in Instructional Technology is intended for individuals who do not hold teaching certificates but work in administrative or support roles in settings other than P-12 classrooms. These settings may be, but are not limited to, human resources, project management, information technology management, research and development, instructional design, and instructional or technology support.

Admission into the Master of Science in Instructional Technology


A potential candidate must be admitted into the Dore' School of Graduate Studies. To be admitted to the MEd in Educational Technology Leadership program, the following additional requirement must be met.

A candidate must also achieve at least the minimum indicated score in the appropriate formula below:

Minimum formula score of 1100 if the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) was taken prior to September 1, 2011 using the 200-800 score scale. The formula is calculated as follows:
Undergraduate GPA * 150 + GRE (Verbal and Quantitative)>= 1100
 
Minimum formula score of 740 if the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) was taken after September 1, 2011 using the 130-170 score scale. The formula is calculated as follows:
Undergraduate GPA *150 + GRE (Verbal and Quantitative)>= 740


Curriculum

Please review the curriculum for the Master of Science in Instructional Technology in the current McNeese State University catalog. 

Below is a list of the course requirements for the Instructional Technology program and the recommended course sequence for 2016-2017 start dates:

Course offerings are subject to change according to demand and instructor availability. See your advisor for updated information.

Instructional Technology Program recommended course sequence
Fall
2016
Spring 
2017
Summer 
2017
Fall
2017
Spring
2018
Summer
2018
Fall
2018
EDLD 600
EDTC 602
EDTC 617
EDTC 614
EDTC 626
ELECTIVE
EDTC 610
EDTC 621
ELECTIVE
EDTC 611
EDTC 628
EDTC 639
EDLD 600
EDTC 614
EDTC 626
EDTC 610
EDTC 621
ELECTIVE
EDTC 602
EDTC 611
EDTC 628
EDTC 617
ELECTIVE
EDTC 639
EDLD 600
EDTC 610
EDTC 621
EDTC 602
EDTC 611
EDTC 628
EDTC 614
EDTC 617
ELECTIVE
EDTC 626
ELECTIVE
EDTC 639
EDTC 602
EDTC 611
EDTC 628
EDLD 600
EDTC 614
EDTC 617
EDTC 610
EDTC 621
EDTC 626
ELECTIVE
ELECTIVE
EDTC 639

EDLD 600: Research I: Foundations of Educational Research
EDTC 602: Design and Development of Multimedia for Instruction
EDTC 610: Visual Learning
EDTC 611: Learning and Cognition
EDTC 614: Survey of Educational Telecommunications, Networks, and the Internet
EDTC 617: Educational Technology Research and Assessment: Instructional Media Design
EDTC 620: Qualitative Research (This course was replaced with an elective in the above course sequence.)
EDTC 621: Advanced Telecommunications and Distance Learning
EDTC 626: Principles of Graphics Comunication and Desktop Publishing
EDTC 628: Emerging Instructional Technologies
EDTC 639: Independent Research in Educational Technology
EDTC Elective

Additional Notes

  • Credits applied must be earned within 6 calendar years from the time the student first enrolled in the program.
  • No grade below ‘C’ and not more than 6 credit hours of ‘C’ work can be applied toward the degree.
  • Only transfer credits with a grade of ‘B’ or better may be applied toward the degree.


Completing an Application for Degree

All candidates are required to complete an Application for Degree during the first two weeks of the semester in which graduation is expected. The Application for Degree should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Education Programs by the due date posted in the current academic catalog.


Advisor for the Master of Science in Instructional Technology

Dr. Yixin Zhang
(v) 337.475.5422
Burton Business Center 234
yzhang@mcneese.edu