Educational Technology (Library Media Specialist)
Online Master's Emphasis

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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 emphases, Library Media or Technology Integration.

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.



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  • Total minimum tuition = $13,464*
    Total maximum tuition = $14,586*
    *Cost per credit hour and total tuition is based on 2022-2023 academic year tuition rates , master's program option, and assuming all coursework is completed online in the 2022-2023 academic year. Cost per credit hour and total tuition will vary if studies span over one or more academic year.

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  • About Emphasis
  • Career Options

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: Coursework

This option requires completion of coursework that demonstrates evidence of advanced coursework 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.

  • School Librarian
  • Media Specialist
  • Social Community Specialist

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