Discover how you can make the classroom a more welcoming and creative space. Offered fully online, our flexible program teaches you the latest technological trends in education. Learn to integrate technology into the elementary, middle school, high school or college classroom. While here, you'll investigate how technology supports teaching and develop strategic plans for integrating technology. Our comprehensive program prepares you for a wide range of careers. From the classrooms to libraries to technology directors' offices, you'll be ready to address the ever-changing needs of our students.

Where It Is Offered Online
Duration 1 year
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Fully Online, Only Offered Online (100% Online)
Total Credit Hours 30 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required


What you will learn

A master’s degree in educational technology will offers the opportunity to:

  • Learn to create digital learning experiences, such as games and simulations
  • Implement the latest research practices in technology integration
  • Apply teaching methods that foster critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills
  • Develop an electronic portfolio showcasing your philosophy, informed decision-making, communication skills and digital learning designs
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Whether teaching in the PreK-16 classroom or working in a school or college educational technology office, our program prepares you for a wide range of careers.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Training and Development Specialist
Instructional Coordinator

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

Alumni Profiles

Internship opportunities

The internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Although not required for your degree, internships are an important part of your educational experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development to offer internship opportunities for educational technology students at A&M-Commerce.

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Course Delivery

Our master's degree in educational technology is designed for current educators and working professionals. At A&M-Commerce, you can complete your degree in as little as a year. Choose any four electives to customize your program.

Graduate Program Cost


Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,669 for Texas residents and $7,341 for non-residents.

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Course Offerings

Summer I

  • ETEC 524: Intro to Ed Tech
  • ETEC 527: Web 2.0 Tools

Summer II

  • ETEC 528 or ETEC 591
  • OLT 595: Research Methods


  • ETEC 526: Games and Simulations
  • ETEC 568 or ETEC 593


  • ETEC 562: Apply Instructional Tech
  • ETEC 594: Inquiry-based Methods

Summer I

  • ETEC 579: Implementation of Tech Programs
  • ETEC 596: Capstone



Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Note: This program is not available to international students.

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit Application

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Educational Technology, MS” or “Educational Technology, MED” as your “Major”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted provisional status, which means you can enroll in one semester of courses. You will not be eligible for financial aid until you submit all of your documents and are accepted into the program.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.

All international transcripts must be evaluated and the evaluation submitted to the Graduate School.

We accepts evaluations sent directly from the following Agencies.

  • If a normal evaluation is submitted, official original transcripts with all marksheets will still need to be submitted.
  • If a WES ICAP or equivalent is submitted, we will not need the official transcripts to be submitted separately.

Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

Statement of Goals

Describe your preparation for graduate work and your academic interests and goals in no more than 500 words.

Resume or CV

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Test Scores

You do not need to submit GRE scores if you have:

  • a completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a 3.0 GPA overall or higher
  • a completed master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a 3.0 GPA overall or higher
  • Current Texas Teacher or Principal Certificate
  • Request that your GRE®scores be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce (6188) when you register for the test. If you have already taken the GRE®, you can order additional score reports.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships once you are admitted.
  • Apply for financial aid by submitting a FAFSA and sending it to school code 003565.
  • Contact your financial aid advisor with any questions.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the master’s degree in educational technology offered online?

Yes, our program is offered completely online.

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Contact Us

  • Department of Higher Education and Learning Technology
  • 903.886.5618



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