Feb 01, 2023
Program Code: MA_400C
CIP Code: 13.0501
Program of Study for the Master of Arts in Media, Technology, & Learning Design
Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE or MAT exam scores, unless waived; other evidence may be requested: personal interview; previous professional training; professional goals; prior success in teaching, computer technology, or related fields; commitment to engage in graduate education.
To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.
Standardized Exam Waiver Eligibility: The standardized exam (GRE or MAT) requirement may be waived for applicants who:
- Have three or more years of professional work experience; OR
- Have completed at least 9 credit hours of graduate coursework at Appalachian StUniversity or other accredited institution, with grades of “B” or better, within the last years
Additional Admission Requirements
Applicants Seeking Licensure: North Carolina “A” license or the equivalent from another state is required.
Additional Standardized Exam Waiver Eligibility Information
Standardized exam (GRE, GMAT, MAT) waiver eligibility for graduate degree programs at Appalachian State varies by program, but requires that applicants hold a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher in their last earned bachelor’s degree or 3.3 or higher in an earned graduate degree. No exam waiver is automatic but will require review and approval by the program and by the Graduate School upon submission of a complete application. An approved waiver request does not guarantee acceptance into the program. A denied waiver request does not mean that a candidate is denied admission to the program, only that a standardized exam score is needed to more fully evaluate the application. More complete information about standardized exam waivers can be found in the Admissions Requirements section of this Bulletin .
Course Requirements for the Master of Arts in Media, Technology, & Learning Design
Total Required (Minimum 36 Hours)
Required Courses (21 Hours)
Concentration Requirements (15 Hours)
This concentration leads to North Carolina Licensure (077) and North Carolina endorsement in Computer Education/Technology Facilitator (18079).
+Advanced Licensure: Requirements for this concentration were designed, and have been approved by the appropriate bodies at the state level, to meet the advanced competencies as mandated in the North Carolina Excellent Schools Act for Master-level teacher education programs.
Required Courses (6 Hours)
Electives (9 Hours)
9 hours of courses selected from the list below or an appropriate substitution approved by the program director.
Other Requirements for the MA in Media, Technology, & Learning Design
Proficiency: Not required
Candidacy: Required; see the program director for specific timeline and requirements for admission to candidacy
Comprehensive: Not required
Product of Learning: Required