Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership Online
This online degree program is designed to prepare educators to proficiently use technology and serve as leaders in integrating technology into the classroom. This online M.Ed. also provides preparation for the Texas state principal certification exam.
Ranked as a top affordable online graduate education program by both U.S. News & World Report and GetEducated.com, Lamar University's M.Ed. in Educational Technology Leadership online program trains teachers in how people learn and how to best design instructional systems and materials that facilitate learning through technology. Educational technology leaders around the nation are viewed as important problem solvers.
In this program, you will construct a foundation of leadership through fundamental theories and define your own purpose of leadership. As you learn how to build communities that support learning for all students, you will also learn strategies and best practices for using technology to promote learning and positively impact student achievement.
Lamar University's College of Education and Human Development is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership. Our tuition is affordable, and can be paid by the course.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.
In addition to the textbook, some courses may require ancillary course materials that may range up to $150 each. Use of additional resources are at the discretion of each professor.
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Our Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership online program features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.
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The Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership online program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.
Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online.
Submit documentation of your valid, state-issued teaching certificate. Applicants must have at least two years of teaching experience.
Minimum 2.5 Undergraduate GPA
Applicants with a GPA below 2.5 in the institutional bachelor's will not be admitted.
University Admission Requirements
- Online Application & Fee: University requirements will be assessed by the online application through ApplyTexas.org. There is a one-time application fee of $25.
- Transcripts: Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended*
- Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicants with a GPA below 2.5 in the institutional bachelor's degree will not be admitted.
- U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Waivers of any experience or certification requirements will be initiated by Lamar University Admissions staff as necessary in instances where they may not apply, such as applications from states that do not require certification for licensure.
Out-of-state students should check with their state department of education to determine if there are specific state requirements needed.
Department of Educational Leadership Admission Requirements
The Department of Educational Leadership requires the following for admission to the department programs. Instructions for the department application and reference will be e-mailed to you after your ApplyTexas application is processed. Instructions for submitting the other documents will be e-mailed separately if you are accepted to the program.
- Department application with essay responses
- Reference from a principal or assistant principal who has supervised you
- Valid teaching certificate.** This does not include a probationary or permit issued certificate.
- Two years teaching experience. Applicants seeking certification in Texas should request a service record with an authorized signature from their HR office.
- Applicants seeking certification in Texas must conduct practicum/internship activities on a TEA-approved public or private school campus.*** To determine if your school is TEA approved, please use the following links: public school or private school.
View information regarding licensure outside the state of Texas. Students who do not conduct practicum activities on an approved campus in Texas are not eligible to apply for certification in Texas or take the Texas principal certification exam/assessment.
Send all required documents to:
Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710
Submit electronically to [email protected]
*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.
**Please note that out-of-state students may not be required to meet this criteria.
***Not applicable to out-of-state students unless taking the TExES Principal Exam.
Students are required to complete 36 hours of coursework as outlined in the degree plan. The Internship course (EDLD 5398) is the capstone course and requires that all other courses are successfully completed to enroll. Courses are offered on a rotational basis and not all courses are offered each session. EDLD 5311, 5302, 5303, and 5398 are offered every session.
The Texas Education Agency requires students in online programs who live and work out of state and who plan to apply for Texas Principal Certification to undergo review of teaching credentials by the Texas Education Agency. The cost to the candidate for this service is $180.00.
Note: Lamar University Graduate Education Programs do not permit students to take coursework for transient credit.
*Price includes distance learning fee.
**4-course Rotation – only 2 required
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