Higher Education and Learning Technology :: Rise Up on Your Terms

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Elevate your career and enhance the efficacy of higher education with a degree from A&M-Commerce, home of one of the largest higher education programs in the country. You’ll learn to develop next-level trainers and leaders who utilize the latest learning strategies and technologies spanning a wide range of curricula and learning environments. Our fully online programs allow you to complete your degree on your terms to fit your unique lifestyle. Make your mark in higher education by joining our Lion pride today!

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Higher Education and Learning Technologies: Program Tabs

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Higher Education and Learning Technologies: Graduate Programs

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Higher Education and Learning Technologies: Graduate Certificates

Higher Education Student Affairs Graduate Certificate

This certificate prepares you to work in higher educational institutions with an emphasis on students. When you complete the certificate, careers related to student affairs will be the right place for you.

Where It Is Offered Online
Duration

1 year

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Fully Online
Total Credit Hours

12 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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HELT::Educator Certifications

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Higher Education and Learning Technologies: Undergraduate Programs

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Higher Education and Learning Technology :: Welcome from the Department Head

Dimitra Smith

Welcome from the Department Head

Greetings from the Department of Higher Education and Learning Technology! It is my pleasure to welcome you to one of the fast-growing departments in the College of Education and Human Services. Our faculty are experts in:

  • College readiness and information literacy
  • Student success and development
  • Equity and access
  • Self-directed and online learning
  • Underrepresented and underserved populations
  • Multicultural issues in student affairs
  • Community colleges and minority-serving institutions
  • Organizational behaviors and workplace engagement
  • Institutional research and assessment
  • Talent management and human capital investment
  • Technology integration

Learn alongside faculty who are engaged in cutting-edge teaching strategies and ground-breaking research in a diverse, educational environment. Contact our department today!

Dimitra Smith, Ph.D.
Department Head and Professor
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Higher Education and Learning Technology :: Scholarships

Scholarships

Graduate with Less Debt

As a higher education and learning technology student, you have access to a wide range of scholarships specific to your degree.

Robert Munday Higher Education Endowment

The Robert Munday Higher Education Endowment scholarship competition is open to higher education doctoral students with 15+ hours of doctoral coursework and a degree plan filed with the Graduate School.

Dr. Sue Espinoza Memorial Endowment

The Dr. Sue Espinoza Memorial Endowment scholarship competition is open to doctoral students in the Department of Higher Education and Learning Technologies. You must have successfully completed 12 hours including HIED 695 in the Higher Education Leadership doctoral program with a 3.5 GPA.

Grady Tice Excellence Scholarship

The Grady Tice Excellence Scholarship competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a higher education specialization within the Department of Educational Leadership.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the school librarian certification approved by states other than Texas?

No. This certification is approved by the Texas State Board of Educator Certification. To obtain certification for other states you will need to check with the educator certification agency in that state to see if you can apply for librarian certification after completing this program.

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Is the Educational Technology Library Science (ETLS) master’s program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)?

Our program is not a Master of Library Science degree (MLS/MLIS) so it is not ALA accredited. The ETLS master’s program combines the core coursework for our educational technology master’s degree with the coursework required for the School Librarian Certification in Texas and is approved by the Texas State Board of Educator Certification.

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How long does the program take to complete?

Program completion time will depend on how many courses you take each semester. Most students take two courses per semester while working full-time. Some take more in the summer.

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Higher Education and Learning Technology :: Meet our Department

Meet Our Department

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Higher Education and Learning Technology :: Contact

Contact Us

  • Young Education North #126
  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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