Graduate Studies

Master of Education in Online Instructional Technologies


General Info

This degree program is designed to prepare educators for leadership positions in educational technology. Individuals successfully completing the program will meet the standards for Advanced Programs in Educational Computing and Technology Leadership adopted by the National Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.


Admission Criteria

  1. Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
  2. Graduate GPA (if applicable) of at least 3.0
  3. Completed Graduate Record Examination

Admission Procedures

  • Complete Graduate Student Application
  • Submit Official Transcripts from all Institutions Attended
  • Payment of Nonrefundable $40 Application Fee
  • Submit Admission Test Scores - GRE

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Please contact the office of Graduate Studies for information about this program, admission requirements, application forms, graduate assistantships and other scholarship information.


Contact us as well for information about any of our graduate degree programs.


Our office is located in McMullen Hall,  Room 200. The office is open from 8:00 to 5:00 (Mountain time) Monday through Friday. Office: 406-657-2238 Fax: 406-657-2302.

Online? Mostly
Evening Classes? Yes

Program Length: If you take a full load of 9 credits per semester, you could finish this program in about 4 semesters


Careers: What can you do with a degree in Online Instructional Technologies?


Educational technologists are employed in schools and colleges as directors of resource centers and developers of curriculum materials. Increasing numbers are being employed by training agencies in business, industry, government, the military, and the health professions.


Possible careers include:

Performance Improvement  Consultant

Multimedia Developer

Director of Distance Learning

Technology Integration Specialist

Research and Evaluation Specialist

Training Consultant

Learning Specialist

Instructional Designer

Program Evaluator

Curriculum Specialist


Public Education Focus:

Technology Facilitator

Professional Development Trainer

Curriculum Designer


Higher Education Focus:

Online Course Developer

Corporate/Organizational Focus:

Training Designer and/or Developer for:

  • Military
  • Government
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Banking Industry

Many of our recent graduates responded to a Graduate Data survey taken 9 months after graduation. Of the 6 Online Instructional Technologies graduates who did respond to the survey, 5 or 83% are employed in their field. They reported an average salary of $78,583.


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