Educational Leadership

Doctor of Education

Leadership in Superintendent of Schools

Sixth-Year Certificate

Master of Educational Leadership

Master of Educational Technology

Center for Multicultural Education

Description and Activities

Contact Information

Dr. Ellen Retelle, Chair
Phone: (860) 832-2114

Stacy Tallberg
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (860) 832-2130
Fax:     (860) 832-2109

Barnard Building-Room 231
Department of Educational Leadership & Instructional Technology
1615 Stanley St.
New Britain, CT 06050

Master of Educational Technology > Program Description 

The Master of Science in Educational Technology offers study plans to meet the needs of professionals who wish to increase their knowledge and experience in this field. Computer-based instruction, instructional design, interactive multimedia, networking and distance learning are examined within the program's requirements. Students pursue an applied curriculum which includes a balanced approach to theory and applied experience. Plan A (thesis) or Plan E (special project) may be selected in consultation with the advisor.

Please click here to view complete program learning outcomes for M.S., Educational Technology

Core courses (27 cr.):

  • EDT 500 Instructional Design and Evaluation I

  • EDT 501 Message Design and Production

  • EDT 510 Design Tools

  • EDT 512 Computer-based Instruction

  • EDT 521 Interactive Multimedia for Instruction I

  • EDT 522 Instructional Design and Evaluation II

  • EDT 531 Interactive Multimedia for Instruction II

  • EDT 532 Distance Learning and Networking I

  • EDT 533 Distance Learning and Networking II

Professional Education (3 cr.):

One of the following:

  • EDF 500 Contemporary Educational Issues

  • EDF 516 School and Society

  • EDF 524 Foundations of Contemporary Theories of Curriculum

  • EDF 525 History of American Education

  • EDF 538 The Politics of Education

  • EDF 583 Sociological Foundations of Education

  • EDT 514 Integrating Technology in the Classroom Curriculum

Research and Capstone Requirements (6 cr.):

Plan E: EDT 598 and EDT 597, Final Project

Computer prerequisite:
A valid CCSU BlueNetID (username) and password.
Graduate students must also have a personal computer and e-mail account.

Note: Students interested in a School Library Media Specialist cross-endorsement should contact the Connecticut State Department of Education.

Special Service Course (undergraduate and graduate):

Separate from the Masters in Educational Technology the department offers the following course:

  • EDT 490 Instructional Computing


For further information contact:
Dr. Farough Abed,
Program Director

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