Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Media, Technology, & Learning Design - Instructional Technology K-12 Facilitation Concentration, MA

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Program Code: MA_400C_1

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

Location: Online

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. No exam waiver is automatic and 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 .

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.

Other Requirements for the MA in Media, Technology, & Learning Design

Thesis: Optional
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

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