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Overview

Become a leader in technology-enhanced education for grades K-12 through our EdS in Learning, Design, and Technology. This program is almost entirely online, making the program accessible for people across the state and country who want to earn an advanced degree while continuing their career.

The School Library Media focus leads to initial or upgraded S6 certification. The Instructional Technology focus leads to upgraded S6 certification.

Deadline to Apply

Refer to the UGA Graduate School deadlines

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Instructional Technology

In the Instructional Technology concentration, you will become proficient in:

  • Cutting-edge computer and multimedia technology and how to apply it in K-12 education
  • Analyzing learning and performance problems
  • Designing and developing effective instruction

Highlights

  1. Primarily online
  2. Offers occasional meetings at the Gwinnett campus; attendance encouraged but not required
  3. Focus on K-12; for other areas, consider the MEd in Learning, Design, and Technology
  4. Earns you certificate upgrade in either school library media or instructional technology

School Library Media and Instructional Technology offered at Gwinnett Campus only.

Faculty and Curriculum

Our EdS in Learning, Design, and Technology will develop your skills as a practitioner and leader in technology-enhanced education in elementary and secondary schools.

While you will complete your coursework online, you will have some opportunity to meet with faculty and fellow students in person. We hold a face-to-face kickoff meeting at the start of the program, as well as in-person mini-conferences early in each spring semester.

Most students complete the program in two years, taking two to three courses per semester.

For the instructional technology concentration, you will complete an internship in instructional technology and take 30 hours covering topics including:

  • Instructional design
  • Multicultural perspectives on technology
  • Online learning design
  • Information literacy
  • Computer-based education
  • Instructional product evaluation

Tuition and Financial Aid

Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.

Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.

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Meet Your Advisor

Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.

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Student Life

As a graduate student, you will move through the program as a cohort. This format helps foster relationships with students and faculty members. Our collaborative and interactive online format will redefine how you see online learning.

Connect with others passionate about digital learning at UGA's annual Digital Learning Conference. You will hear new ideas and share strategies for making digital learning work in today's schools and classrooms.

Book a campus visit

See for yourself how much UGA College of Education has to offer! Schedule a tour of campus to learn more about the UGA student experience.

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Admissions

Part 1: Apply to the University of Georgia

Requirements

  1. Submit an online application to the Graduate School
  2. Test scores (depending on your program)
  3. Unofficial transcripts (native language and English for international applicants)
  4. Three letters of recommendation

Part 2: Apply to this program

Requirements

The program faculty may request additional materials from applicants. As you complete your application for the UGA Graduate School, you will be able to attach the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vita (CV) or resume
  2. Statement of purpose (short essay)
  3. Official transcripts
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