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Name: Dr. Brenda Roberts
Email: broberts@pittstate.edu
Phone: 620-235-4498

Educational Technology - Technology Integration Specialist or Library Media Licensure

The Department of Teaching and Leadership offers a Master of Science degree with a major in Educational Technology. Within the program, students will select from two different emphasis areas, listed below. This program prepares students to work with technology in educational settings.

The Technology Integration emphasis is designed for students who wish to study the design, development, and management of instructional materials through the use of educational technologies.

The Library Media emphasis is designed for preparation to direct the activities of learning resource centers in elementary, middle and/or secondary schools. Those completing this emphasis will be eligible for recommendation for licensure as a Kansas school library media specialist.

Emphasis Areas

Emphasis areas include:

  • Library Media
  • Technology Integration Specialist

Program Outline

Options available for this degree with an emphasis in Library Media include:

  • Option I: Thesis
    • This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.
  • Option II: Research Problem
    • This option is designed to provide a research experience that can include a specific problem, creative and aesthetic efforts such as performances, exhibits, or creative programs, or an internship.
  • Option III: Course Work
    • This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.

Options available for this degree with an emphasis in Technology Integration Specialist include:

  • Option I: Thesis
    • This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience. 
  • Option II: Research Problem
    • This option is designed to provide a research experience that can include a specific problem, creative and aesthetic efforts such as performances, exhibits, or creative programs, or an internship.

Required Courses

Admission Requirements

Admission to this graduate degree program requires for an emphasis in Library Media:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Teaching License
  • COE Graduate Recommendation Form

Admission to this graduate degree program requires for an emphasis in Technology Integration Specialist:

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Teaching License or proof of experience in an educational setting
  • COE Graduate Recommendation Form