The MA, Educational Technology: Leadership program is for teachers seeking a career path towards becoming a technology specialist, technology director, or technology coach. The program prepares teacher-leaders with the competencies required to improve the quality and effectiveness of instructional programs at a classroom, departmental, school, or district level. These competencies include skills to develop technology-enhanced learning experiences, assess their impact, and design appropriate professional development. The MA program’s content is aligned with national educational technology standards and performance indicators as set forth by International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE-C, 2012). Graduate students in this program who are also licensed teachers, will qualify for the Technology Specialist Endorsement for the State of Illinois by entitlement upon successful completion of the program.
This program provides candidates with coursework aimed at mastering the following:
Concordia University Chicago’s online Master of Arts in Educational Technology program is ranked seventh in the U.S. by OnlineColleges.net. Concordia University Chicago is the only university in Illinois and one of the few in the Midwest to receive an OnlineColleges.net ranking in this area of study.