Instructional Technology: MEd
The MEd degree is primarily focused toward teachers, staff, and administrators who want to increase their understanding of the role of technology and its appropriate implementation in the teaching and learning process. The program helps students evaluate, integrate, and implement various forms of technology and instructional design skills into their current teaching or administrative assignments.
USU Instructional Technology & Learning Science:
Master of Education
Instructional Technology- MEd
Master's Degree Plan Option(s)
Students can receive the MEd by pursuing one of two options:
- In the Plan A option, students complete graduate-level coursework and must write a thesis.
- Another option, Plan C, does not involve a thesis or a defense meeting and is comprised of coursework only.
Students are welcome from any undergraduate background.
- Complete the online application
- Pay the application fee
- Score at or above the 40th percentile on in the GRE or MAT
- Have a 3.0 or higher GPA on your last 60 semester or 90 quarter credits
- Provide transcripts of all college/university credits
- Provide three contacts for letters of recommendation
International students have additional admissions requirements.
Graduate assistantships are available through the department, both through department funds and faculty grants. The availability of these assistantships varies from year to year; check with the department for more information.
A variety of additional funding opportunities are available, including fellowships, scholarships, tuition awards, and travel support. Additionally, students may be eligible for subsidized health insurance through qualifying assistantships.
This degree is offered through Utah State University Regional Campuses and follows the USU Regional Campus tuition schedule. See Tuition & Payment for more information.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education & Human Services may charge differential tuition for this program. Differential tuition is an added cost per credit for courses in the program. See the last page in the USU Tuition & Fee schedule for more information.
Students who graduate with the MEd are qualified for careers in education. They are typically already teachers who wish to increase their knowledge of technology’s role in education. They can also go on to supervisory positions with school districts and education offices, or work for businesses who specialize in creating curriculum.
Many other possibilities are open to people with ITLS degrees depending on the student’s undergraduate degree. Graduates will gain the technical skills and knowledge to succeed in a wide variety of fields and with companies and organizations across the spectrum.
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