Harnessing the Power of Technology to Inspire Learning
Technology is rapidly changing the face of education — both by creating powerful new learning tools and strategies, and by facilitating remote and virtual education. This Master of Education degree specialization is focused on helping educators develop a deep understanding of how traditional educational research, standards, frameworks, techniques and best practices can be integrated with technology to promote equitable and engaging digital learning experiences for all learners.
The program supports degree candidates in developing the knowledge and skills to become transformative, networked K-12 educational technology leaders capable of integrating traditional pedagogical practices with current technology tools.
Course of Study
Earn this University of San Diego Master of Education degree by completing 10 courses (3 units each): 5 core courses, 4 EdTech specialization courses, and 1 (elective) from one of the following USD M.Ed. specialization tracks:
- Inclusive Learning – Special Education and Universal Design (UDL)
- Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM)
- Literacy and Digital Learning
- School Leadership
A Capstone Seminar is the final course in the program and builds on knowledge gained in the research and specialization courses.
Program Course Curriculum
The Master of Education: Technology and Innovation specialization program spans five semesters and includes a mandatory orientation course. Each semester is 14 weeks and is split into two different 7-week courses. Below is a sample outline of what the span of the Master of Education: Technology and Innovation master’s degree specialization program may look like: