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Educational Technology

Program Overview

Technology is infusing every aspect of the educational experience. The Doctorate in Educational Technology is a terminal doctoral degree designed with your professional research in mind so that you can examine current issues of technology in educational environments as a part of a diverse cohort. Our 54 credit (+ master's degree) program is designed for working students either part-time or full-time. We will train you to conduct research relevant to your own work context, teach you rigorous evaluation methods of educational technology, and how to design and conduct technology-based training.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Location: Online
Program Length: 3 years / 9 semesters
Credit Hours: 54

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

You’ll learn from faculty that are experts in the field of educational technology and are active contributors to research. As a cohort, you’ll be part of a supportive community that includes faculty, Doctorate in Educational Technology (DET) alumni, and University staff. Our fully online program engages you in exploring, analyzing, and applying theories and frameworks related to learning and technology. You’ll develop your own unique area of research interest, something that is relevant to you. We’ll help you design, collect and analyze data using qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed methods to understand, test and contribute scholarship to the field.

Program Highlights

As a student in our Doctorate in Educational Technology program, you will:

  • Create a practical dissertation you can apply in the real world. Your work will consist of several short, publishable sections; taken together, your dissertation will create an in-depth study offering different perspectives on the topic.
  • Study where you live. All classes are offered fully online with recommended synchronous classes, and there are no face-to-face requirements.
  • Learn with students in diverse cohorts drawn from education, corporate, and non-profit sectors with tenured faculty who are experts in educational technology.

Careers & Outcomes

Your doctorate in educational technology opens the doors to careers in K-12 schools; virtual schools; and colleges and universities, as well as corporate, industrial and military settings.

Career Projected Salary
Program Director, Higher Education $67,724
Director of Training & Development $120,130
Director of Institutional Research $83,691
College Professor/Instructor $80,840

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