OSU News Feed –
The educational technology program in the College of Education, Health and Aviation is now offering two online
degree options for students interested in furthering their education, a Master of
Science in Educational Technology and a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching.
“It’s important we continue to adapt to the needs of our students and provide flexible
and affordable options,” said John Romans, dean of the College of Education, Health
Students can expect a hands-on, collaborative and innovative learning experience,
even with the online delivery format, as they explore the use of technology to appropriately
support the teaching and learning of any subject area.
“There really is a culture of sharing ideas and helping each other,” said Dr. Penny
Thompson, associate professor of educational technology and program coordinator. “We
have online discussion boards and video chats in our courses that encourage conversation
The master’s program has two options, educational technology and school library media. The educational technology option focuses on instructional design, online teaching,
information management and multimedia design. Graduates are qualified to serve as
educational technologists within schools, universities and corporate settings. The
school library media option leads to advanced certification as a school media library
specialist in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State University was recently included on the list of Most Affordable Online Master’s in Educational Technology and Best Online Master’s in Educational Technology by College Choice, ranked No. 7 and No. 20, respectively. The program was also included
on the 30 Best Online Master’s in Educational Technology Degree Programs by TheBestSchools.org.
Educational technology also offers a Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching, which can be completed on its own or added to an existing master’s or doctoral program.
After two semesters of coursework, students are equipped with the tools needed to
design, develop, deliver and sustain online learning in education, business or industry.