The Master of Education in Online Teaching program is designed for those who teach, facilitate, or lead in K-12 virtual/online or hybrid schools or institutions and who already hold K-12 teacher licensure(s). This program does not lead to licensure.

This program has specific admission requirements.

Degree Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Analyze digital learning strategies that impact student learning.

  • Analyze ways to participate as members of professional learning communities.

  • Apply action research to enhance student achievement.

  • Apply research to address digital learning problems in practice.

  • Apply approaches to interact with program mentors, academic specialists, colleagues, parents, and community stakeholders in digital learning contexts.

  • Evaluate subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to digital learners.

  • Evaluate digital assessments.

  • Create digital learning environments for online, face-to-face, and/or hybrid contexts.

Degree at a Glance

Core Requirements21
Major Requirements12
Elective Requirements0
Final Program Requirements3
Total Semester Hours36

Degree Program Requirements

Core Requirements (21 semester hours)

EDUC621Online Learning for the Adult and the K-16 Learner 13
EDUC513Critical Perspectives on Diversity and Culture3
EDUC528Classroom Management for the Digital Educator3
EDUC531Maximizing Student Achievement Through Effective Assessment3
EDUC637Meaningful Inclusive Instruction and Co-Teaching3
EDUC640Research Methods in Education3
EDUC652Powerful Technology Applications for the Active Learning Environments3
Total Semester Hours21

Major Requirements (12 semester hours)

EDUC622Ethics and Legal Issues in Online Learning3
EDUC623Online Learning and Student Achievement3
EDUC629Personalized and Individualized Online Learning3
Select 1 course from the following:3
Assessment of Online Learning
Instructional Design in Online Learning
Online Teaching Technology Integration
Total Semester Hours12

Final Program Requirements (3 semester hours)

EDUC694Capstone: Field-Based Research Project3