This option prepares educators to assume leadership roles in the field of educational technology. In particular, the program is designed to prepare computer-using teachers, e-learning developers and trainers, technology coordinators and specialists, and other instructional technology experts for PK-12 schools and other educational and training settings.
Admission to the Program
In addition to University requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants must have a minimum 2.75 grade point average in the last 90 quarter units attempted and must have completed a course or courses covering computer literacy and applications in education (EDIT 430 or EDIT 431). Students must make written application to the Charter College of Education and the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education.
Requirements for the Degree (45 units)
A total of 45 or more units is required, with at least 23 units in 500-level courses. A comprehensive examination or a thesis or project is required. There is a limit on credit that may be earned in variable-unit courses. See Restriction on Credit Earned in Variable Unit Courses earlier in this chapter.