Master's Degree & Certification

Instructional Technology (MEd)

The online master of education program in instructional technology prepares you for a rewarding career integrating technology into learning programs at the K–12, higher education, and professional training levels.

Program Overview

The online master of education (MEd) program in instructional technology prepares you for a rewarding career integrating technology into learning programs at the K–12, higher education, and professional training levels.

You’ll learn to harness the power of technology through online classes and training programs, leading to the ultimate goal of facilitating effective teaching and learning through technology.

Online Program Options

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All classes are held online—optimal for working professionals and busy people. You'll join fellow students in a professional learning environment that fosters community and the sharing of knowledge and prior work experience.

You can enroll full or part time and complete your degree on your own timetable—finishing in as little as one year with our accelerated option or spread out over a maximum of six years.

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Admissions Information

  • Complete the application form.
  • Submit a copy of your resume.
  • Submit a personal statement.
  • Have an official transcript sent from all previous graduate and undergraduate programs.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from colleagues, supervisors, or college professors.

We have rolling admissions, so you may enter the program in any semester.

Program Highlights

In the master of education program in instructional technology, you’ll gain the skills and capabilities to harness the power of technology to educate students in K-12, higher education, and professional development programs.

A Highly Ranked Online Learning Community

Widener's online programs ranked 4th on a list of the best online colleges and universities in Pennsylvania based on program strength and affordability. As an online student, you will receive many support resources, including a personal student services coordinator, 24/7 tech support, financial aid advisors, and career services.

Exciting Opportunities

You will have opportunities to participate and engage in the field of emerging educational technologies while you develop skills to lead change in your school, district, or workplace.

Mentoring Relationships & Individualized Attention

Choosing Widener’s instructional technology program is an investment in you—your education, your career, and your future. You'll benefit from close mentoring relationships with your professors and advisors.

The Widener Reputation Advantage

The advantage of Widener's online program is that it culminates in a degree from a Pennsylvania university with an "on the ground" campus. This is important for your long-term advancement because many school boards do not recognize or value schools that operate solely online. 

Faculty

Our professors' leadership and research are shaping the instructional technology field. We use the same highly qualified instructors for our online and on-campus classes, all of whom have excellent reputations.

Your Inside Track to Success

Your Inside Track to Success

Your instructional technology degree will put you on the inside track to a career that adapts technology to optimize learning.

Recent Employers

Potential Careers

  • Bensalem School District
  • Chester and Delaware County Intermediate Units
  • Garnet Valley School District
  • Interboro School District

Take the Next Steps

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We’re glad you made the decision to apply. All applications and supplemental materials are submitted through the online application system. 

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