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M.Ed in Educational Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

Either the GRE or MAT are required. A score of 396 or better (or a score of 45 if taken prior to Fall 2004) on the Miller’s Analogies Test or minimum scores of 150 verbal reasoning and 141 quantitative reasoning on the Graduate Record Exam.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Acceptance is required during the term prior to when you plan to enroll. Apply now.
USC Aiken is committed to affordability and offers competitively priced programs. View complete tuition and fees.
Yes, South Carolina teachers receive a discount in tuition. Learn more about USC Aiken's affordability.
Applications should be submitted the university that you want to grant your degree. The program faculty work together as one unit, teaching classes to all Ed Tech students regardless of their home campus. Students will be intermixed with students from either campus.
Yes, you can start at any time, however, this may mean that you need to sit out of future terms when prerequisites are needed. Also, courses build on skills and knowledge, so you may experience gaps.
If tuition is a concern, anyone who owes more than $500 can set up a payment plan. Financial aid may also be available.
Students will complete a program portfolio showcasing artifacts representing their growth in connection to the AECT standards. Additionally, students are required to present at a professional conference, workshop, or equivalent option.
Courses are 100% online and follow a typical 8 week schedule. Summer courses follow the 8 week term outlined by USC Columbia.
The program is intended (1) to prepare educators to assume leadership roles in the integration of educational technology into the school curriculum, and (2) to provide graduate-level instructional opportunities for several populations (e.g., classroom teachers, corporate trainers, instructional designers, educational software developers) that need to acquire both technological competencies and understanding of sound instructional design principles and techniques.

The information above aims to answer general questions about the M.Ed. in Educational Technology. For further queries, please contact the School of Education or your campus program coordinator: 

Dr. Erin Besser, USC Aiken, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. William Morris, USC Columbia, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.