Master - Education: Education Technology & E-Learning

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Are you a current educator interested in expanding your knowledge of educational and e-learning technologies for possible career enhancement or advancement purposes? If so, then Northcentral University's Master of Education in E-Learning program could help you develop the technical and leadership skills needed to pursue your professional goals. Read on for more information about this online master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

After enrolling in Northcentral University's Master of Education in E-Learning program, you will have the opportunity to study introductory and advanced topics in online instructional design, curriculum development, learning theories, and program evaluation methods. Specialization courses address adult learning theories as applied to online instructional design, online course implementation methods, online corporate training and continuing education programming, online communication technologies, and legal and ethical issues in online learning environments. You will also explore educational policy development, cultural diversity in educational settings, current issues in education, and the building of school and community relationships. In the capstone course, you will be expected to demonstrate your understanding of concepts and methods addressed in the curriculum through the completion of an extensive research project.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As an aspiring student of Northcentral University's Master of Education in E-Learning program, you must have already earned a bachelor's degree and possibly have experience in an academic setting. Knowledge of basic computer functions and strong communication and analytical skills are helpful.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Northcentral University requires you to complete a total of 30 credits to earn the Master of Education degree with a specialization in E-Learning. Northcentral University allows you up to five years to satisfy all requirements of this program.

Courses for a Master of Education in E-Learning

Course NumberCourse Title
General Master of Education Courses
EDU 5000-8Foundations for Graduate Study
ED 6001-8Educational Research
ED 6002/ED 6002-8Action Research Capstone
Select seven of the following courses:
EL 5006-8Adult Learning Theories
EL 5007-8Ethics and Legal Issues
EL 5009-8E-Learning and Corporate Training
EL 5001-8Introduction to Principles and Practices in E-Learning
EL 5002-8Introduction to E-Learning Instructional Strategies
EL 5003-8Instructional Design Strategies
ED 5008-8Teaching Diverse Students
CT 5000-8Curriculum and Instructional Strategies

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have earned Northcentral University's Master of Education in E-Learning, you might explore directorial or executive opportunities in a variety of academic environments. You might design and assess online curricula, manage implementation processes, or oversee online faculty for public or private elementary, middle, or high schools or for colleges or universities. You might also seek employment with companies that design and develop online educational materials or with corporate training programs. Positions you could pursue include:

  • E-Learning Specialist
  • Online Curriculum Director
  • Educational Technology Director