Why study Educational Technology online through OSU?
The master’s degree in educational technology is designed to prepare students from
a variety of backgrounds and disciplines in becoming highly qualified educational
technologists, instructional technology specialists, instructional designers or workplace
training specialists. Our graduates go on to professional roles in educational institutions, health care,
non-profit organizations, tribal nations or corporations as instructional design specialists,
program developers, online learning experts or software trainers and facilitators.
This 100 percent online program is delivered throughCanvas, OSU’s online learning platform. Most students take 4- or 8-week courses and complete
their degree in 18 to 24 months. An accelerated completion option allows students
to finish the program in as little as four semesters. Convenient course scheduling
provides maximum flexibility for working professionals.
This holistic degree integrates instructional design, online teaching, effects of
technology on cognition and learning and design-based research with emerging technologies
and creativity. The program requires 36 hours of coursework, including: