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Technology Director

Designed For

Professionals seeking expertise in effective, research-based management of technology resources for district communications and instructional needs. Classes are available online and hybrid model to accommodate the working professional.

Your Future

Technology Directors provide teachers and staff training in research-based instructional practices to increase student achievement, while managing the technology resources of the district.

Concentration Area Advisement

Dr. Credence Baker,

The Program

The 30 hour* Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree includes a combination of online and hybrid coursework. Additional leveling courses may be required.

Program Core Courses
Credit Hours Subject Course Course Title
3 EDUC 5303 Foundations of Curriculum
3 EDUC 5338 Curriculum Design and Implementation
3 EDUC 5398 Techniques of Research
3 EDTC 5370 Internship/Service Learning Capstone
Program Concentration Courses
Credit Hours Subject Course Course Title
3 EDTC 5359 Leading and Learning with Technology
3 EDTC 5338 Instructional Design
3 EDTC 5349 Educational Media &Technology
3 CIS 5311 Managing Information Systems
3 CIS 5351 Project Management
3 EDTC 5353 OR Choose one
CIS 5304 OR
CIS 5376 OR
CIS 5316 OR

Thesis Requirements (offered to interested students)
Full admission to the C&I M.ED. program;
Concentration area program requirements AND 6 hours EDUC 5388;
Permission from concentration area advisor, committee chair, C&I department chair;
Thesis guidelines

Graduate Action Research Capstone Project


EDTC 5370 Internship/Service Learning Capstone


Demonstration of proficiency in the application of the C&I program goals and concentration area content. The supervised capstone will allow the student to apply knowledge from the course of study related to instructional design, online course development, online course teaching, or instructional technology for a public or private organization.


The student will

  • Identify a problem or project within a public or private organization to complete (related to the student’s practice)
  • Complete a review of the current research related to the problem or project
  • Develop a professional project plan that includes a synthesis of literature and data analysis related to the problem or project
  • Implement the plan
  • Develop a report of the outcomes/findings of the project
  • Draw conclusions and make recommendations for further action.

The capstone project is directed by the chair of a 3-member, student-selected faculty advisory committee.

Comprehensive Exam Information

The graduate comprehensive exam assess attainment of the graduate program goals in both core and concentration areas.  The exam measure the knowledge and experiences gained in graduate programs as a student, as well as the degree to which knowledge and experiences can be applied to real world practice and education professionals.


Concentration Area Advisement

Concentration area advisors direct students’ enrollment advisement and release of advising holds up to the point students select a faculty committee.

Committee Chair Advisement

During the semester enrolled in EDUC 5398 Techniques of Research, students should select faculty committees. Once selected the student’s committee chair serves as advisor for enrollment and capstone project completion and assessment of comprehensive exam.

Concentration Area Advisement: Dr. Credence Baker,