Learn to lead the strategy and implementation of teaching and learning systems using emerging educational technologies with an online Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Technology Leadership from the George Washington University (GW).
Having pioneered distance-learning methods, GW continues to drive innovation in instructional technology and design. This innovative online educational technology degree program focuses on leadership, preparing you to advance human performance and learning in a variety of organizational settings, including education, business and government.
With a curriculum that is founded on the latest research-based approaches to education, technology and leadership, this program will equip you with the necessary skills to navigate the rapidly changing global environment for educational technology. As a graduate, you will be poised to successfully guide the future of learning and technology in your organization.
GW's online Master's in Educational Technology Leadership is a 36-credit hour master's degree and can be completed in as little as 2 years.
As a Master's of Educational Technology graduate, you will continue in your career with a thorough understanding of the latest theories and practices of educational technology, including:
The educational technology environment is expanding and diversifying the career opportunities for leaders who are in the technology field. By earning your Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Technology Leadership from the George Washington University (GW), you will position yourself to further your career in this growing field.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Services, training and development managers earned a median $95,400 annual salary in 2012, with jobs in the field expected to grow 11% by 2022.1 Instructional coordinators earned a median $60,050 in 2012, with jobs expected to grow 13% by 2022.2
1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/training-and-development-managers.htm
2 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/instructional-coordinators.htm
In addition to our online Master's in Educational Technology program, we also offer online graduate certificates with a number of specializations within the field. These include:
GW’s MA in Education Technology Professor, Ryan Watkins, describes how you can identify upcoming trends in education technology. Learn more!
GSEHD alumna Julie Lindsay (M.A., Educational Technology Leadership) presented a Spotlight Session at the CORE uLearn16 conference titled Are you ready? Make the shift from local to global learning modes.
Ms. Lindsay also signed her book The Global Educator: Leveraging Technology for Collaborative Learning and Teaching while at the conference.
Master's student (Educational Technology Leadership) Derek Walter's piece How Much Screen Time is Good For Children at School? was published in the California Health Report.
GSEHD alumna Tara Lifland (M.A. in educational leadership and technology and Instructional Designer in GW's eDesign Shop) received the Bruce Chaloux 2016 Scholarship to attend the OLC Accelerate Conference this coming November in Orlando, FL.
Andrea Schmuttermair (master's student in Educational Technology and Leadership) received a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant to research STEM education in Finland. Ms. Schmuttermair, a 5/6 grade teacher at the Colorado STEM academy, is one of approximately 45 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad through the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program in 2016-2017.