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Master of Learning Technologies

The Master of Learning Technologies provides students with the skills needed to excel in the field of learning technologies. This professional degree is fully online and prepares you to succeed in multiple sectors of education.

Overview

This non-thesis online Master of Learning Technologies program is a professional degree focused on applying current research and foundational topics to solving problems of practice facing the use of technology to support learning in a number of contexts including:

  • Traditional K-12 Schools
  • Online K-12 Schools
  • Professional and corporate contexts
  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Military
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

We have developed a streamlined curriculum that can be adjusted for both part-time and full-time students. This 30-credit program provides you in-depth theoretical and practical training covering a range of topics including instructional design, technology skills, assessment, reading research, learning theory and specific applications such as online learning environments.

All students are required to participate in a practicum experience in which they will document their experience in an electronic portfolio. The practicum will serve as the required comprehensive exam for this degree. Each student will be paired with a mentor in a professional setting who will guide and evaluate the practicum work.

Career Paths

Graduates have a number of opportunities for careers in learning technologies, including:

  • Instructional designer
  • Educational technologist
  • Technology integration specialist
  • Trainer
  • Director of instructional technology
  • Curriculum developer
  • Media specialist
  • Online teacher

Program Requirements

Deadline to apply: March 1
Program start: Autumn semester
Prerequisites: Bachelor/Professional degree, minimum 3.0 GPA, three letters of recommendation
Minimum semester hours to degree completion: 30
Coursework: Instructional design, technology skills, assessment, reading research, learning theory and learning technology applications
Course requirements: 7 core courses (21 hours), research (3 hours), electives (3 hours), capstone (3 hours)

The Master of Learning Technologies Application Checklist

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Faculty

Ana-Paula Correia, PhD, Associate Professor
Tracey Stuckey-Mickell, EdD, Senior Lecturer
Rick Voithofer, PhD, Associate Professor
Kui Xie, PhD, Cyphert Distinguished Professor/Program Chair

Affiliated Faculty
Anika Anthony, PhD, Associate Professor
Jan Nespor, PhD, Professor
David Stein, PhD, Associate Professor

Contact

Ana-Paula Correia
MLT Program Coordinator
correia.12@osu.edu