Educational Technology Programs

The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education in the College of Education at Michigan State University offers a variety of programs in Educational Technology. Our programs prepare teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals for the thoughtful use of technologies to support teaching and learning in a range of educational environments. The program draws on current theories of learning and development to understand the role of technology in learning and instruction. Our programs offer several paths and have many points of entry:

Certificate NP Endorsement Masters Masters

Educational Technology Programs at a Glance

Certificate Programs

  • 3 courses (9 graduate credits)
  • Offered online, overseas (summer), hybrid on-campus/online (summer)

NP Endorsement

  • 7 courses (21 graduate credits)
  • Offered online, overseas (summer), hybrid on-campus/online (summer)

Master’s (MAET) Program

  • 10 courses (30 graduate credits)
  • Offered online, overseas (summer), hybrid on-campus/online (summer)

Doctorate (Ph.D.) Program

  • 14 courses + 24 dissertation credits (66 graduate credits)
  • Offered in East Lansing or in a hybrid format

Accreditation

Michigan State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  In addition the College of Education is regularly ranked among the nation’s best graduate schools in US News and World Report.

Please note: Michigan State University is obligated to comply with state authorization laws regarding distance education. Because of these laws, residents of some US states are not eligible to apply to online programs at MSU. For a full review of state-by-state authorization laws, please review this summary document before you apply to an online program at MSU. At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Kentucky. Some restrictions apply to residents of other states as well.