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MAEd in Leadership in Technology for Teaching and Learning

This program is designed for educators and non-educators.

Contact

Department of Education: (440) 826-2166, (440) 826-3779 (fax)

Admission:

Lauryn Rosinski, (440) 826-2915, lrosinsk@bw.edu

For licensed teachers:

Academic Advisor: Gail Habig, (440) 826-6534, ghabig@bw.edu 

For those seeking initial teaching license/non-educators:

 Academic Advisor: Brandi Seither, (440) 826-2166, bseither@bw.edu

Coordinator for the Leadership in Technology Program: Dr. Susan Finelli-Genovese, (440) 826-8064, sfinelli@bw.edu

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Overview

Program format (course sequence): Online

This online program is designed to meet the needs of professionals whose roles include teaching or training in the public or private sector. The program blends educational theory, practice and field experience into a learning experience that develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems. It enhances knowledge of how computers, software, and other forms of educational technology can be used to improve learning outcomes.

The courses may be taken as part of the degree program or independently. The MAEd leadership in technology program is nationally recognized and meets all requirements of the International Standards for Technology in Education (ISTE).

Students seeking an initial teaching license and masters are required to complete both on-campus and online courses.

Stackable Credentials

Take the first three courses and earn the online instructor and blended learning certification to quickly add a valuable skill set to your professional credentials in as little as two semesters attending part-time.

Add 13 more credits to complete the K-12 Computer/Technology Endorsement and the final 12 credits of an advanced practice minor to earn the MAEd in Leadership in Technology degree.

MAED Academic Calendar

2021-22 Calendar

PROGRAM FEATURES

Teachers

  • Teachers can start with the online instructor and blended learning certification (three courses), then add the computer/technology endorsement in 22 semester hours (three additional courses and two field experiences). An additional four courses complete the requirements for the master’s degree.
  • Teachers can add the computer/technology endorsement in 22 semester hours (six courses and two field experiences). An additional 12 semester hours complete the requirements for the master’s degree.
  • Successful completion of Ohio Department of Education approved exam(s) is required for teachers to quality for the computer/technology endorsement.
  • The courses in the program are designed to produce an endorsement on the Ohio teaching certificate in educational computing and technology literacy as established by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • Teachers may add the computer/technology endorsement to an existing license without completing an entire master's degree.
  • Teachers will earn the computer/technology endorsement by completing required coursework and state exam.
  • Students may enroll part time and complete the master’s program in as little as two years.
  • Program needs to be completed within three years. Registration for the state exams and application for the endorsement needs to occur within one year upon completion of the program.  

Non-Educators

  • Non-educators who wish to provide online-based instruction may earn the online instructor and blended learning certification. This is a valuable career enhancement for non-educators and professionals who are pursuing credentials in instructional design, professional development and training.
  • Non-educators who are not licensed teachers may earn the MAEd in Leadership in Technology for Teaching and Learning, however the Ohio Department of Education endorsement would not apply.
  • The program is also a valuable career enhancement for non-educators and professionals who are pursuing credentials in instructional design and professional development and training.
  • Students may enroll part time and complete the master’s program in as little as two years.
  • Non-educators may earn an MAEd. Ohio Department of Education endorsement does not apply.

Advanced Practice Minor

BW's K-12 MAEd programs provide students with concentrated expertise in a targeted area plus the breadth of knowledge in another area resulting in an advanced practice minor. Minors can be obtained in:

  • Literacy
  • School leadership
  • Special education

Course Information

School Partnership Program

Many students enrolled in BW's MAEd programs are employed by school districts that participate in the BW School Partnership Program, providing them with a simplified application process and other benefits.

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