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 through Canvas, 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:
Transcripts from all previously attended institutions (3.0 minimum undergraduate GPA
Statement of professional goals
Three letters of recommendation
Students enrolled in the Educational Technology master's program will complete 36
credit hours during the course of their studies. Cost estimates below are calculated
based on 2020-2021 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available
on the Bursar website.
2020-2021 Estimated Cost
Total cost per credit hour
Total cost per 3-credit hour course
Total program cost based on 36 hours
* This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2020-2021 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they
factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if
not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer