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Integrating Technology in the Classroom (Grades K–12) - MS in Education


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This 30-semester-credit specialization is informed by the standards of the International Society for Technology in Education. Today’s classrooms are increasingly faced with technologically savvy students, and teachers must utilize 21st-century knowledge and strategies to create an effective learning environment. This specialization allows teachers to model various technologies that engage and motivate learners and prepare them to thrive in a global society.

Each course is 8 weeks in length, and there are two consecutive courses per semester. The specialization is offered in a prescribed online sequence.

Learning Outcomes


At the end of this program, educator professionals will be able to:

  1. Design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity.
  2. Effectively use current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information resources to support research and learning.

Degree Requirements


  • 30 total semester credits
  • Core courses (12 sem. cr.)
  • Specialization courses (18 sem. cr.)
  • ePortfolio
  • Minimum 5 semesters enrollment

Specialization Curriculum


Note on Endorsement, Licensure, or Certification


This program does not lead to an endorsement, certification, or licensure. Walden makes no representation, warranty, guarantee, or commitment that successful completion of this program or coursework for graduate credit within this program will permit a graduate to obtain state certification or licensure. 

The graduate degree program and coursework within the program in which you are enrolling may be accepted by many states toward upgrading or renewing a license or obtaining a salary increase (depending on state or district policy). Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on program requirements; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state and school district requirements.