Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The program is currently accepting applications for fall 2016. Completed applications should be received at least 6 weeks prior to the start of the semester in which the student intends to enroll.

Program Begins

Fall, Spring, Summer

International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

International students are welcome to apply. Please note however, that student visas cannot be issued since this program is exclusively online.

Test Requirements

GRE General Test is optional/not required.

Required Electronically
  • Application
  • Application fee

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 
Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program
  • Personal statement - 2 to 3 page statement of your background, reason for applying to this program, specific areas of interest in educational technology, and professional goals.
  • Resume - Include at minimum, name and contact information, education, work experience, technical skills
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - letters must come from current or past supervisor(s) and include a description of your ability to use, and help others use, educational technologies.
  • Two-to-three related work samples - Show evidence of ability to design and/or develop learning experiences using technology. Examples in the past have included but were not limited to lesson plans, instructional design samples, electronic presentations, Web 2.0 activities, computer code, and web materials.
  • Applicants may also be asked to complete an interview.
  • Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or better.
  • Relevant employment in the field (this applies to the PreK-12 concentration only)


Back to Top