Master's Degree in Educational Technology Career Overview
Across the country, schools are striving to incorporate the latest technology-oriented educational tools and methods into their curricula. Thus, professionals with specific education technology knowledge can be invaluable assets to schools. By taking advantage of a master’s degree program in Educational technology, you’re preparing for the important effort of helping improve the quality of education in your school or district, as well as for independent consultant or professional development specialist positions in diverse educational technology areas.
Areas of Opportunity
When you earn your master's degree in Educational Technology from DeVry University, you'll be prepared for advanced career opportunities in both public and private school and district settings. You will also have the credentials to be an independent consultant or professional development specialist in a number of growing educational technology areas. These include:
- Instructional Coordinator: Develop instructional materials, train teachers, and assess educational programs in terms of quality and adherence to regulations and standards. Recommend and oversee the installation and implementation of new technologies into the classroom.
- Educational Technologist: Design technology-oriented staff development opportunities, and support teachers as they integrate technology into their classrooms.
- Educational Technology Trainer: Empower teachers to improve student learning in the classroom, and administrators to make positive changes in their school systems, by helping educators learn and incorporate new technologies that meet both curricular and technology standards.
DeVry University designed its MSET program to prepare graduates to:
- Integrate educational technologies into teaching methods, based on sound instructional systems design
- Master the technical skills to use technology tools
- Develop a plan to implement educational technology strategies at the district or school level
- Employ competencies when confronted with legal matters
- Search for and evaluate the best instructional technologies for the best price
- Set up an e-learning community
For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.