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Graduate of the Master of Education in technology facilitation program at Mount St. Mary's University.

Master of Education in Technology Facilitation

Teaching teachers technology.

From training teachers to better use technology, to selecting the appropriate software for student learning, technology facilitators ensure that today’s modern classrooms integrate instructional technology effectively. And as technology continues to advance, the need to educate those who use it only grows.

School of Education

The Master of Education in technology facilitation program is part of the School of Education. Rigorous programs and close interaction with acclaimed faculty ensure that graduates leave the Mount ready to make a difference in a rapidly changing educational environment.

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About the program.

The Master of Education with a concentration in technology facilitation program is designed to prepare you to serve as a technology facilitator in a K-12 setting for an individual school or entire district, as well as provide professional development for teachers and school administrators.

The program will cover current trends in education, the role of distance education, and integrating technology in teaching and learning. Course material will guide you through how to create effective digital age learning environments to support teachers in developing instruction that is active, constructive and reflective to maximize learning for all students. You'll also learn how to plan and deliver research-based professional development workshops, prepare a technology plan, engage in facilities planning, and address issues of security, along with legal and ethical uses of technology.

Lastly, you'll complete a practicum where you'll partner with an experienced technology facilitator or specialist and engage in the daily tasks associated with using technology to enhance student learning. Most classes are offered in a 16-week format and meet one evening per week on a part-time or full-time basis so that you can balance your career with coursework. Many are online or hybrid.

With a Master of Education with a concentration in technology facilitation, you can pursue positions as a technology facilitator at public or private school districts or individual schools.

The acclaimed M.Ed program is also recognized for:

  • Classes designed for working adults. Attend year-round evening classes at campuses in Frederick and Emmitsburg.
  • National recognition by the ISTE.
  • Accreditation by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

M.Ed study tracks also include concentrations in reading and instructional leadership.

Affordability

$20,400 - Total cost of the program, including tuition and fees*

  • Cost is based on 36 credits (12 classes) at $550 per credit, plus Internship I and II lab fees ($250 & $350 respectively)*.
  • Students may transfer in up to nine (9) graduate credits.
  • No application fee.
  • Students may seek financial assistance through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, employer tuition remission or reimbursement.

*Tuition and fees represent 2019-20 rates, effective July 1, 2019. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Admissions requirements

The Master of Education program is for certified teachers who hold a bachelor's degree in education. Admissions requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree in education with a minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Current valid teaching certification
  • Prerequisite courses may be required

Application process

  • Classes begin: January, May, August
  • Admissions: Rolling
  • No application fee

A complete application includes:

  • Free online application
  • Official transcript(s) from all accredited institutions attended after high school
  • Copy of current valid teaching certificate

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