Oct 14, 2019  
2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 

PR - Master of Arts in Educational Media and Techn

Master of Arts in Educational Media and Technology (EDMT)

Adviser: Jon Margerum-Leys, Ph.D.
313 Porter

Program Theme
The mission of this program is to prepare professionals who are capable of facilitating student learning in a variety of settings. The program is designed to provide students with both the knowledge base and the application skills that are required to use technology effectively in education. Focusing on the design, development, utilization, management and evaluation of instructional systems moves us toward achieving this mission. Students who complete the educational technology program will be able to:

  1. Provide a rationale for using technology in the educational process;

  2. Identify contributions of major leaders in the field of educational media technology and instructional theory, and the effect that each leader has had on the field;

  3. Assess current trends in the area of educational media technology and relate the trends to past events and future implications;

  4. Integrate technology into instructional programs;

  5. Teach the operation and various uses of educational technology in instruction;

  6. Act as consultants/facilitators in educational media technology;

  7. Design and develop instructional products to meet specified needs; and

  8. Evaluate the effectiveness of instructional materials and systems.

Admission Requirements
See the Teacher Education department page  for specific admission requirements.

To gain approval to proceed with exit requirements, each student must:

  1. Complete a total of 12 but no more than 18 hours of graduate credit with an overall GPA of 3.0 or better;

  2. Write a one-page mid-program statement concerning the student’s interests and goals for the remainder of the program, and set an appointment with the faculty adviser to discuss; and

  3. Meet with the faculty adviser to discuss the student’s plans and make revisions in the program (including the choice of statistics or qualitative research). Discuss remediation if warranted. A copy of the mid-program statement will be placed in the student’s file. In the event that the student’s GPA has dropped below 3.0 or any other deficiencies are noted, the adviser will develop a plan of remediation in consultation with the student.


The curricular requirements include a minimum of 30 graduate-level hours, to be distributed among the following:

Foundation Courses: 7-8 hours

One course from the following:

One course from the following:

One course from the following:

Restricted Technology Elective Courses: 1-2 hours

  • Other University courses in Educational Technology

Program Total: 30 hours