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Study Educational Technology Online!

Our 100% online graduate programs serve learners who work in, or who intend to pursue careers in, PreK-12, higher education, business, industry, government and consulting. Our Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Technology, as well as our certificate program, will provide you with opportunities to explore, design, and research emerging techniques and uses for educating-learning with and through technology. In these applied programs, you will complete projects relevant to your own context. By following professional standards, when you graduate you will be prepared to advance in the workplace, make career changes, or pursue doctoral work in the field.

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Graduate Degree

We offer a Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Technology. This degree fosters engagement with research, theory, design, technologies and practice in the discipline. Students pursue a variety of careers in any workplace where learning, design, and technology are valued.

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Graduate Certificates

We offer a graduate certificate in Educational Technology and one in eLearning. These certificates consist of four courses for 12 credits in each program. Credits earned in the certificate programs may be transferred into the master's degree, making it easy to participate in the ongoing MEd cohort.

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Program Director


Dr. Jim Bywater
 Assistant Professor
Director of Educational Technology Programs
540-568-3888 office |

Rankings and Accreditation

Our university holds SACS accreditation and membership in the Online Learning Consortium and SREB. The James Madison University College of Education holds CAEP (formerly NCATE) accreditation. The Master of Education with a concentration in Educational Technology and Certificate Programs are aligned to AECT and ISTE professional standards. These organizations promote high quality online courses and degree programs, and increased access for learners.

U.S. News and World Report ranks JMU #2 in Top Public Schools, and #8 in Regional Universities South.

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