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Online Educational Technology Graduate Programs

Create Innovative Learning Experiences

Technology is changing the way we learn, engage, and teach. Through our online certificate and degree programs, you’ll develop expertise in using current and emerging technology to enhance your skills as an educator, discover the latest research on learning, and become a leader in creating cutting-edge learning experiences.

Innovation matters. Our collaborative model is the first in the University of Maine System to consider creating ways to expand accessibility to the best faculty from 3 campuses – the University of Maine, the University of Maine Farmington, and the University of Southern Maine.

What You’ll Learn

Our curriculum ignites your passion as an educator and leader in advancing educational technology into the classroom. Through your coursework, you’ll learn how to:

  • Integrate technology to create environments that support, engage, and inspire learners
  • Empower students to become globally connected, active learners
  • Discover and implement the best products to enrich learning experiences
  • Use the latest research to create mobile, online, and blended environments
  • Understand the social, ethical, legal, and cultural issues of using technology
  • Lead meaningful professional development programs for other educators
  • Expand beyond the classroom and advance connections within the field

Contact Us

Have questions about earning your certificate, M.Ed. or Ed.S. in Instructional Technology online with UMaine? Contact Dagmar Moravec, Director of Online Student Services, at 207.581.5858 or at umaineonline@maine.edu.

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Online and Engaged

We’ve captured the best of online learning – the flexibility to learn when and where you want while still being able to attend interactive live meetings, guest speakers, and demonstrations from anywhere in the world.

Smaller class sizes help you build relationships with our faculty and other students, building your professional learning network. You’ll not only develop educational technology expertise, you’ll become part of an active community of other passionate educators.

Choose the Program Right for You

We offer different degree programs and a range of courses to help you achieve your goals. Start with one of our two 12-credit certificate programs to become familiar with the curriculum and create a pathway to earning your M.Ed. Not sure where to start? An advisor can help you choose the program right for you.

Educators in a classroomOnline Certificate in Classroom Technology Integrationist

Discover ways to use digital tools to enhance your practice with a 12-credit certificate in Classroom Technology. There is only one required course –  the other three are up to you! This certificate allows you to design your outcomes and focus on the ideas and resources that matter to you.

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female teacher pointing to computer monitor that a young, female student is working onOnline Certificate in Instructional Design

Great educators know that learning happens with good design. This 12-credit certificate focuses on using the cognitive science of learning to develop creative educational materials. You’ll leave prepared for a role in instructional design in higher education or online learning.

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A group of school children can be seen working on digital tablets and whiteboards, they are all working happily. Two unrecognisable teachers can be seen in the background.Online M.Ed. in Instructional Technology

Earn your M.Ed. in the exciting and growing field of educational technology. Our 33-credit masters degree is for digital enthusiasts who want to improve the quality of students’ learning experience and expand their ability to support other educators in incorporating the latest technology. With a variety of electives to choose from and a flexible course load, you’re in control of the way you earn your degree.

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Female teacher helping students on a laptopOnline Ed.S. in Instructional Technology

Already earned a Master’s of Education and are ready to take the next step? This flexible 30-credit degree program lets you build a custom program designed to achieve your goals. You’ll work with an experienced advisor to choose courses from other fields preparing you to become an educational technology leader in your district, a consultant, or a more connected leader or librarian.  

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woman with computer in libraryOnline Courses

Begin your journey with a single course. Students with the necessary prerequisites can take a variety of courses to enhance their skills or maintain their certification without enrolling in a program. Any course you take a non-degree student can be applied to your program of study if you decide to pursue a degree or certificate. An advisor can help you choose the right course for you based on your goals, schedule, and budget.

Note: E-rate does not apply to single courses.

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