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Master of Education

Classroom Technology  

with stackable Certificate or Endorsement

Nationally ranked as a top online program by U.S. News & World Report, BGSU’s M.Ed. in Classroom Technology gives you hands-on, immediately applicable mastery of current digital tools for teaching online and facilitating best practices for technology integration.

Mazimize your education: The Ohio Computer Technology Endorsement is 16 credit hours leading into the masters  program but is also offered as a stand-alone option as well.

Graduates of the program are prepared to become local, regional and state leaders in the area of technology integration and coaching.

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Classroom Technology Online Masters Program

Advance Your Career

  • Technology Integration Specialist
  • Potential 3 in 1 credential:  Masters Degree | Tech Endorsement | K-12 Cert
  • Director of Educational Technology
  • Construct plans for remote learning and online teaching practices
  • Enhanced Value as Ed Tech Leader
  • Graduates will be on the cutting edge of innovative district, school, and classroom practices

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Courses/Cost/Time

  • 11 online courses (34 hours)
  • Tuition estimate-$15,100
  • Finish in 18 months
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Program Benefits

  • 6 start dates throughout the year
  • 7-week courses
  • Advance your career
  • Enhance your credentials
  • Advance your professional knowledge

BGSU Degree | World-class faculty | 7-week courses | 100% online

Program Requirements

This program models ISTE Standards for Coaches. The program is designed to support your growth to an ISTE-C (technology coach) level. Educators are encouraged to expand lifelong learning for the online teaching experience. 

Students may apply for the Computer Technology Endorsement from the Ohio Department of Education after completing the 16 hours of coursework identified for this credential. 

Program strength and uniqueness

  • Graduates of the program are prepared to become local, regional and state leaders in the area of teaching online and technology integration modeling and coaching.
  • Not only will you be able to create active online learning environments, you’ll be poised to mentor and coach colleagues, write grants, and collaborate with innovative leaders across the nation. Learn to model best online teaching and learning by creating and curating resources for learners at remote locations.
  • Focus on customized, individualized coursework to meet each student’s unique needs and interests.
  • Students are supported in using course projects to transform their current classrooms in innovative, practical ways.
  • Courses taught by distinguished, nationally-recognized tenured faculty with expertise in e-learning, digital divide, dynamic media and 21st century innovative teaching/learning issues.
  • Program graduates lead in state and national initiatives including Technology Integration Leaders of Ohio, ISTE Coalition for remote learning.
  • Program graduates lead in state and national initiatives including Straight-A grant projects,

Course Requirements

This is a sample of a program sequence for a cohort that starts in Fall semester. The Classroom Technology master’s  degree program contains a total of 34 credit hours, with the Computer Technology Endorsement program embedded into the first 16 credit hours.

Computer Endorsement (16 Credit Hours)
EDTL 6310 - Technology in the 21st Century Classroom
EDTL 6360 - Internet in the Educational Community
EDTL 6320 - Technology Leadership and Professional Development
EDTL 6330 - Dynamic Media I
EDTL 6350 - Real World School Tech
EDTL 6390 - Special Topics in Classroom Technology

Begin Masters Work (18 Additional Credit Hours)
EDFI 6450 - Using Assessment and Research to Improve Practice (or EDFI 6410, Educational Statistics)
EDTL 6150 - Information Literacy for Teaching & Learning
EDTL 6340 - Dynamic Media II
EDFI 6420 - Research in Education
EDTL 6180 - Technology Tools for E-Learning
EDTL 6380: Final Seminar (Project Based)

Application Requirements

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Note:  All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.

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TRANSCRIPTS: As part of the online application process  you will upload scanned copies of transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be submitted to the Graduate College.

Request official transcripts and test scores be sent to:

Graduate College
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

TEST SCORES: One of the following test scores is to be submitted as part of the online application process. Non-original scores must be notarized. Any of following tests are accepted: Praxis Scores, OAE scores (Ohio Assessment for Educators), or GRE scores (within last 5 years). NOTE: If a person already possesses a master's degree then no test scores are required. 

Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 53 PTEA, or 7.0 IELTS score. For information on the GRE/Praxis/TOEFL tests, visit the Educational Testing Service website.

You will be enrolled in and receive your graduate degree from the College of Education and Human Development

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the graduate degree, students in Classroom Technology are expected to be able to:

  • Create and support, in K12 Classrooms, effective digital age learning environments to maximize the learning of all students.  
  • Coach educators in using technology effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating instruction, and providing rigorous, relevant and engaging learning experiences for all learners.  
  • Model and promote digital citizenship.  
  • Compile evidence of professional knowledge, skills and dispositions in content, pedagogical and technological areas as well as adult learning and leadership and continuously deepen their knowledge and expertise.  

Accreditation and/or Program/Cluster Review

Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.  BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012 - 2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.

The Classroom Technology program is accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and is in good standing.

Professional Licensure (If applicable)

Bowling Green State University programs leading to licensure, certification and/or endorsement, whether delivered online, face-to-face or in a blended format, satisfy the academic requirements for those credentials set forth by the State of Ohio.

Requirements for licensure, certification and/or endorsement eligibility vary greatly from one profession to another and from state to state. The Classroom Technology program requires professional licensure. For more information, click here.

Gainful Employment (If applicable)

Under the Higher Education Act Title IV disclosure requirements, an institution must provide current and prospective students with information about each of its programs that prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

The Classroom Technology program is not a recognized occupation that requires a Gainful Employment disclosure.