Educational Technology

Masters Programs

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Educational Technology. All courses for this degree program are offered online only. There are no on-campus required courses. This program offers flexibility and convenience in course avaiability while adhering to the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards.

Two separate sub-plans are available within this program of study:

  1. Master of Education (M.Ed.) Educational Technology: The traditional academic program includes 36 credit hours of UNLV coursework plus an additional one credit-hour culminating experience.
  2. RPDP Program of Study: A collaborative program with the Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program, in which 15 of the 36 credit hours are provided by RPDP, is also available. Only RPDP courses with a CITR prefix qualify for use in the M.Ed. program.

Both sub-plans focus on the integration of technology into teaching and learning primarily within elementary and secondary educational environments. Graduates holding this degree will understand a variety of contemporary technologies as they pertain to teaching and learning.

Masters Resources

Interaction & Media Sciences Ph.D. Program (formerly Educational Technology)

At the doctoral level, students can earn a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Interaction & Media Sciences. This updated and re-envisioned program replaces the former Educational Technology Ph.D.

Teaching Endorsements

The Interaction & Media Sciences (Educational Technology) program also provides courses that are approved by the Nevada Department of Education for teachers to earn endorsements to their teaching licenses for teaching specific computer related classes. The UNLV courses that meet the different NDE requirements include:

Course Descriptions

View the UNLV Graduate Catalog for a listing of the current CIT courses being offered.