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Online Master of Education in Instructional Technology

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Harness the Power of Instructional Technologies in K-12 Schools

Online with a Practicum

1.5 Years

30 Credit Hours

$465 per Credit (In-State)

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Build Expertise in Instructional Technologies That Enhance Student Outcomes

E-learning has transformed instruction in K-12 schools, higher education, and corporate training programs. With the online MEd in Instructional Technology degree from Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM), you can prepare to harness innovations to engage 21st-century learners.

Our instructors impart skills for leveraging technology in educational and professional settings. We offer a hands-on approach to online courses, providing practical education that positions you for success after graduation.

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Learn About Current and Emerging Instructional Technologies

10 Courses

Personalized Instruction

With the online master’s in instructional technology program, Auburn University at Montgomery helps you build competencies for harnessing innovations in educational settings. You’ll choose four electives to personalize your education — the options include courses that delve into emerging education instructional technologies, information resource management, and instructional design principles that apply to developing in-person and online courses. Our MEd program also includes a practicum that provides field experience relevant to instructional technology roles.

Online Course Highlights

  • Computer-Based Instructional Technologies
  • Current and Emerging Instructional Technologies
  • Principles of Teaching at a Distance
  • Research in Education
Curriculum Details

Get Support for Starting Your Master’s Program

Application Deadline 08/12/24 Fall 2024 Semester

Start Date 08/19/24 Fall 2024 Semester

Auburn University at Montgomery empowers your success from the moment you apply to the instructional technology master’s program. Our team offers a supportive admissions process, and we accept applications throughout the year. Get started with no GRE testing requirements and capitalize on generous transfer credit opportunities that help eligible students reduce the time it takes to finish their MEd degree.

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Application Fee$25
Degree and Minimum GPAApplicants must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree with at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts of all completed coursework from your previous college experience.
Additional Requirements

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Transfer CreditsGraduate students can transfer up to 12 credit hours to the MEd program at Auburn University at Montgomery. Request information to learn more.

AUM offers rolling admissions, so it’s always a great time to apply. If you have questions, request information to connect with our admissions team.

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Discover an Affordable MEd in Instructional Technology Degree

Auburn University at Montgomery designed the online MEd in Instructional Technology program to provide quality education for nearly every budget. U.S. News & World Report ranked us among the Best Value Schools in 2023,3 and our admissions team can help you explore financial aid and funding options for your master’s degree. Request information to learn more.

Cost per Credit Hour$465 for Alabama residents and $511 for non-residents
Total Number of Credit Hours30
Total Estimated Cost, Minus Fees$13,950 – $15,330
Additional Fees
  • Technology fee: $10/credit hour
  • Online fee: $40/credit hour
  • Administrative service fee: $35/semester
Other Costs to Budget ForYou may have costs in addition to tuition, such as textbooks, supplies, and fees. Take these items into consideration as you make a budget for earning your MEd degree.

Military Benefits

Auburn University at Montgomery is proud to support the educational goals of military veterans, active-duty service members, reservists, guardsmen, and their families. We participate in the Yellow Ribbon program, and Military Friendly® ranked us among the Top 10 schools for 2023-2024. Moreover, our Veteran and Military Resource Center offers an array of resources for fostering a smooth admissions process and online student experience.

Financial Aid Opportunities

At AUM, we strive to make your online degree program as affordable as possible, with cost-effective tuition for in-state and out-of-state students. We encourage you to complete your FAFSA® form to determine your financial aid eligibility — the school code for Auburn University at Montgomery is 008310.

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Bring Innovation to Alabama Classrooms in Your Education Career

Our MEd in Instructional Technology goes beyond typical teaching degrees, enabling you to gain innovative skills for technology roles at the district or state level. The program follows International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards and includes a portfolio for demonstrating your ability to put those standards into practice. You can also access online resources through AUM’s Career Development Center to prepare for professional success after graduation.

Average Salaries for Instructional Technology Positions in Alabama

E-Learning Specialist $84,033 per year4

Technology Administrator $54,875 per year5

Program Outcomes

Auburn University at Montgomery designed the MEd in Instructional Technology program to meet standards established by CAEP and ISTE. This dual focus provides expertise for overseeing innovative solutions in 21st-century classrooms and private-sector training settings. After graduation, you’ll be able to demonstrate ISTE standards for leadership, digital citizenship, content knowledge, and more.

What You’ll Learn

Meet Our Faculty

At AUM, you’ll feel supported by expert faculty members who bring valuable teaching and professional backgrounds to each online class. Our online instructors have completed extensive training in designing and teaching online courses, further elevating your experience as an online student.

Timothy Lewis

Dr. Timothy Lewis

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Timothy Lewis, Associate Professor

Dr. Timothy Lewis earned his PhD in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis in Instructional Technology and an MA in Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama. He has earned Alabama certifications in instructional leadership (K-12), early childhood education, and elementary education. His professional experiences in K-12 public schools included being a school bus para-educator, teaching pre-kindergarten, and serving as an Alabama reading initiative reading coach. He also served as a clinical assistant professor with the University of Alabama, as an instructional design consultant for the University of Alabama’s Superintendents’ Academy, and in various capacities with Tuscaloosa City Schools’ Even Start Family Literacy Program (2001-2004).

At Auburn University at Montgomery, Dr. Lewis draws upon his academic preparation and experiences in management, leadership, instruction, and technology to provide learning opportunities for future teachers and instructional leaders. He teaches courses in instructional technology, and his research interests include exploring the integration of technology into clinical supervision, the impact of social networking on learning environments, and distance learning pedagogy.

Dr. Lewis’s scholarship includes refereed book chapters, seven refereed publications, 18 international/national presentations, and 49 regional/state presentations. He is a certified Quality Matters instructor and a CAEP reviewer, and he has served on various technology committees at the state and regional levels. He was also a member of the 2018 Alabama Digital Literacy and Computer Science Course of Study Committee.

A Quality Experience for Online Learners

Earn your degree online from Auburn University at Montgomery to experience a quality education with the flexibility to succeed in class and your career. You can complete your coursework using your laptop or mobile device with opportunities to study when and where it’s convenient.

  • Academic support: Access online advising and tutoring
  • Career services: Prepare to succeed after graduation
  • Help desk: Get technical assistance for your program
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