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  • Online Master’s in Educational Technology

    MS in Learning Technologies

    Nationally recognized for its strengths in technology and the sciences, Drexel University offers a unique online Master’s Degree in Learning Technologies that is ideal for teachers, trainers, and other educational administrators striving to solve the technological learning challenges facing schools, corporations, startups, and training divisions.

    The curriculum is built on a framework of national education standards, digital literacy, design thinking, learning sciences, and field experiences, empowering you to create learning solutions for an interconnected world that depends on instant information.

    Program Features

    • Online program that can be completed on either a part-time or full-time basis
    • Learn to effectively evaluate and assess emerging technologies
    • Drexel is ranked as one of "America’s Best Graduate Schools" preparing today’s educators by U.S.News & World Report, and among the "Top-25 STEM Schools of 2018" by Forbes
    • Ideal for a broad range of careers in educational and business settings

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    Drexel University offers a variety of Graduate Minors that can be added to any master's degree program.
    State restrictions may apply to some programs.


    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    Core Courses  
    EDCR 512 Using and Integrating Learning Technologies 3.0
    EDLT 503 The Learning Sciences 3.0
    EDLT 537 Technologies for Performance Support 3.0
    EDLT 543 Play & Learning in a Participatory Culture 3.0
    EDLT 544 Integrating Games & Pedagogical Content Knowledge 3.0
    EDLT 551 Instructional Design 3.0
    EDLT 552 Instructional Design: Project Management 3.0
    EDLT 553 Instructional Design: Special Topics 3.0
    EDLT 554 Learning with Social Media and Mobiles 3.0
    EDLT 561 Design-Based Research 3.0
    ELL 501 The Purpose and Business of e-Learning 3.0
    ELL 504 Learning Technologies & Disabilities 3.0
    Capstone Courses 9.0-10.5
    EDU 780 Capstone Research  
    Select from one of the following Capstone Tracks:  
    Practitioner Track  
    EDUP 780 Practitioner Capstone Course I  
    EDUP 781 Practitioner Capstone Course II  
    Thesis Track   
    EDUT 780 Thesis Capstone Course I  
    EDUT 781 Thesis Capstone Course II  
    Lesson Study Track    
    EDUL 780 Lesson Study Capstone Course I  
    EDUL 781 Lesson Study Capstone Course II  
    Total Credits 45.0-46.5

    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)
    • Provisional admission may be granted if your GPA is below 3.0
      • An admissions interview is required for a GPA below 2.75

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Two professional letters of recommendation
    • Personal Statement (500 - 750 words) describing your interest in the program. Specifically:
      • How the program relates to your previous educational and professional activities
      • If changing course, why you are moving in this new direction with your educational goals
      • How the program relates to your current line of work
      • How you plan to apply the program to your future goals
    • Current Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students


    The tuition rate for the academic year 2019-2020 is $978 per credit. (A 25% tuition savings off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $1303 per credit)

    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations
      • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
      • These rates apply only to fully online courses. Hybrid or on-campus courses may have different rates.
      • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
      • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
      • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
      • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.


    Academic Calendar

    2019-2020 Academic Year


    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Exams Begin

    Exams End

    Fall 2019

    September 23, 2019

    December 7, 2019

    December 9, 2019

    December 14, 2019

    Winter 2020

    January 6, 2020

    March 16, 2020

    March 17, 2020

    March 21, 2020

    Spring 2020

    March 30, 2020

    June 8, 2020

    June 9, 2020

    June 13, 2020

    Summer 2020

    June 22, 2020

    August 30, 2020

    September 2, 2020

    September 5, 2020

    Apply today for the Online Master’s in Educational Technology

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