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Master of Education in Instructional Technology

Format: Online
Credit Hours: 36-42
Entry Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer

Instructional Technology Program video

Our M.Ed. in Instructional Technology offers two P-12 certifications recognized by the Georgia PSC: the school library media certification and the instructional technology certification.  Our program can be tailored to meet the needs of technology specialists and instructional designers in designers in schools, and school districts.

For applicants who are currently certified to teach in Georgia P-12 Schools and are seeking to add another area of Instructional Technology or Media Specialist certification, we offer three degree options:

For applicants who are not certified educators and wish to pursue initial certification as a Media Specialist, we offer the following degree option:

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Admission Information

Georgia Southern University’s Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines

Courses and Curriculum


Ms. Kelly Kennedy
Graduate Academic Services Center
College of Education, Room 3166
P.O. Box 8083
Statesboro, GA 30460

Instructional Design and Technology Undergraduate Minor

The 100% online undergraduate Instructional Technology minor is an interdisciplinary minor that prepares students to tackle instructional and design challenges in any job setting by using technology to design, develop, utilize, manage, and evaluate learning and training systems. 

Why minor in Instructional Technology?

  • Prepare yourself to be a technology leader in any work setting from the government, healthcare, higher-education to business and industry.
  • Inexpensive textbooks and materials that fit your budget.
  • A fully-online program that accommodates your busy schedule.
  • Demonstrate your learning through creative projects.
  • Enter the job market with a professional portfolio in hand!

Courses and Curriculum

Career Opportunities

With the ITEC minor, you can find career opportunities in various settings, such as Human Resources, Professional Development, Corporate Training, Patient Education, Employee Training, Compliance Training, Continuing Education Training.

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Student Spotlight

“Thanks to my education from Georgia Southern and my long-lasting partnership with my instructional technology professors, I was prepared. I know it made a difference for me and my school to have the critical thinking skills and knowledge provided to me by Georgia Southern University”.

Robin Thompson, ’13
M.Ed. Instructional Technology

Providing for a school’s needs during a time of change: the story of an instructional technology specialist. Read the full spotlight story for the Instructional Technology M.Ed. program.

Professional License/Certification Disclosure

The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development anticipates that graduates of the M.Ed. Instructional Technology will be eligible to seek professional certification by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission as a certified teacher/leader in their respective fields.

The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development has determined the required classes and educational activities of these academic programs will qualify a graduate of this program to take the GACE exams for Instructional Technology and/or School Library Media certifications in Georgia. The department has not determined whether these programs satisfy the requirements of all states and territories for certification in Instructional Technology and/or School Library Media.

Professional Certification Disclosure

The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the M.Ed. Instructional Technology programs will seek state licenses or certifications.

The programs listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.

For all Online Programs:

Federal Law requires colleges and universities to make certain disclosures to prospective students of these programs. These disclosures include information on the University’s authority to operate outside of Georgia, complaint processes, adverse actions, and refunds.

For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.

Last updated: 3/29/2024