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Northwest Missouri State University

M.S.Ed. in Teaching: Instructional Technology

This degree is designed for educators and trainers who will implement technology as they educate and train others in schools or workplace settings.

Program Goals

Graduates of these master's programs should:


Northwest was the first comprehensive Electronic Campus in the United States. Students have access to several microcomputer-based local area networks, Internet, and networked PCs. Courses are delivered via traditional classroom and Instructional Television and Online Courses.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate teaching assistantships are available for students attending during the fall and spring trimesters. Assistantships include a full tuition waiver and provide a competitive stipend.

Course Requirements

Course No.

Course Name


Computer Science Core Courses (all online)
44-582 Technology Curriculum & Integration 3
44-585 Instructional Technology and the Learning Process 3
44-614 Advanced Applications in Computer Education 3
44-626 Multimedia Systems 3
44-635 Instructional Systems Design 3
44-645 Computers and Networks 3
Education Core Courses
Issues in Education or Philosophy of Education 3
Improvement of Teaching 3
Seminar and Practicum in Teaching 3
Improvement of Instruction through Action Research 2
Action Research Paper 1
Advisor Approved Elective 3
Total Course Hours Required 33

Course descriptions are listed in the the current graduate catalog.

For further information on this graduate program, contact:

Dr. Nancy Zeliff, Advisor
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
Phone: 660.562.1292