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Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies

Shape the Future of Education With Technology

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Program Quick Facts

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Top National Ranking

Ranked in the Top 10 Best Online Master’s for Online Teaching Programs in 2022.

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100% Online

Flexible, online classes make it easier to reach your goals while balancing work and family life.

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Affordable Tuition

NMSU Global Campus offers competitively priced tuition and scholarship opportunities.

Strengthen Your Online Teaching Skills

The Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies program at NMSU Global Campus develops your expertise in online pedagogy for a variety of professional contexts. This program shows you how to integrate best practices in culturally responsive teaching and how to develop curriculum for online and hybrid delivery using emerging technologies.

If you’re already a licensed K-12 teacher or you work in higher education, this program will help you take your career to the next level — and all at your convenience. NMSU Global Campus helps you meet your academic and career goals on a flexible schedule!

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Career Pathways

With a Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies degree at NMSU Global Campus, you are equipped to succeed in a variety of EdTech-oriented careers: 

  • Course Developer
  • E-Learning Developer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Instructional Media Developer
  • Learning/Instructional Technologist
  • Learning and Performance Specialist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Trainer
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“I have had nothing but a wonderful experience in the Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies. Everyone at NMSU Global Campus is there to help you succeed!”

Roberta N., Class of 2024

In the Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies program, you’ll become skilled at developing online and hybrid curriculum. This flexible, 100% online program offers you effective strategies for classroom technology integration, which paves the way for leadership opportunities in school districts across the country.

This master’s degree fulfills one of the requirements for advancement to the top of New Mexico’s three-tiered licensure system, with Level III teachers earning a base salary of $70,000. You’ll also earn technology-related license endorsement from the New Mexico Public Education Department.

For online course development, NMSU uses Quality Matters (QM), a nationally recognized peer review process that certifies the high quality of online and blended course design.

Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 30 credits
Program Length: 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $444.40*
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250*
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The Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies (EDLT) requires 30 credits. It’s designed for current college-level educators or licensed K-12 teachers who wish to develop online curricula. You will consult with an EDLT advisor on your program of study. Many specialized courses are not offered every semester, so please check with your advisor to plan accordingly.

Admission requirements include:

  • A resume
  • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA (or 2.5+ for provisional acceptance)

Program Roadmap

This roadmap outlines the recommended courses to take each term in order to complete your program on time. Not all courses are available each term. Please speak with your advisor to coordinate the best schedule for you.

Fall 1 EDUC 5130
Technology and Pedagogy
Credits: 3
EDLT 5110
Foundations of Learning Design and Technology
Credits: 3
Spring 1 EDLT 5140
Fostering Online Learning Communities
Credits: 3
EDLT 5230
Designing and Organizing Online Learning Environments
Credits: 3
Summer 1 EDLT 5210
Social Media in Blended and Online Learning Environments
Credits: 3
EDLT 5220
Culturally Responsive Teaching with Technology
Credits: 3
Fall 2 EDLT 5310
Design of Webinars and Webconferences
Credits: 3
EDLT 5240
Online Teaching and Learning
Credits: 3
Spring 2 Elective*  
EDLT 5999
Capstone Course
Credits: 3

*Recommended Elective Courses

  • EDLT 5120 Critical Digital Literacy
  • EDLT 5320 Universal Design in Online Course Design
  • EDLT 5992 Directed Studies
  • EDUC 5120 Multicultural Education
  • EDUC 5160 Curriculum and Pedagogy I
  • EDUC 5140 Research in Curriculum and Pedagogy
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Additional information regarding the license endorsement as an Information Technology Coordinator can be found at the New Mexico Public Education Department.

At NMSU Global Campus, we strive to offer competitively priced tuition to keep your tuition costs affordable. If you need financial aid, we’re ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application, which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU and NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

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Phone: 1-888-729-6678


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*For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.