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Learning, Design, and Technology (M.A)

Basic Degree Information/Description

The Master's of Arts (M.A.) degree in Learning, Design, and Technology offers the opportunity for an advanced study and professional development program in the field of learning and teaching of technology. This program is offered fully online.

Why pursue an M.A in Learning, Design, and Technology?

  • Strong dual emphasis on emergent technologies and on pedagogically sound uses of technology.
  • Strong community of practice with emphasis on varied levels of interaction with instructors and with peers.
  • Blended course structures that facilitate face-to-face and online learning.

Degree Requirements

  • 30 Semester Credit hours
  • For a complete list of degree requirements please see the Graduate Catalog.

Admission Prerequisites:

 Required Degree Bachelor's degree with 18 credit hours in field of study or in another appropriate field of study.
 Other Degree Requirements Applicants without adequate preparation in education may be required to complete preparatory courses as a condition of admission.
Application Requirements:
 General University Requirements Must meet university wide requirements.
 Application A completed a Graduate School application.
 Transcripts Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
 Resume or Curriculum Vitae Not Required.
 Letters of Recommendation Not Required.
 Statement of Purpose Not Required.
 Test Scores Individuals who do not meet the University-wide graduate admission GPA may be required to submit GRE scores. General GRE, may not be older than five years.
 Evaluation of Foreign Credentials

All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America

  • An approved evaluation requires a detailed course-by-course evaluation. Summaries will not be accepted.
  • Foreign credential evaluations must be received by the application deadline for your application to be processed.
  • Foreign Credentials Service of America in Austin, TX is the only accepted evaluation agency. They can be reached at (512) 459-8429, info@foreigncredentials.org, or online at https://www.foreigncredentials.org/our-services/apply-now/.
  • If you need a request form, please visit the FCSA website to access the form here.
 International Applicants Must meet international graduate student admission requirements
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
  • TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.
 Other None.

Career Options Available for a M.A in Learning, Design, and Instructional Technology Graduate

  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Distance Education Director
  • Course Developer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Software Consultant
  • Training Specialist
  • Resource Instructor
  • Assistive Technology Coordinator
  • System Analyst I

Contact Information 

Student Development Specialist: Molly Miller

Email Address: molly.miller@utsa.edu

Telephone: (210) 458-7443

Graduate Advisor of Record: Maria Arreguin-Anderson, Ph.D.

Email Address: maria.arreguinanderson@utsa.edu

Telephone:(210) 458-7673

 

Degree Website: Learn more about this program here.

Degree Catalog Link: http://catalog.utsa.edu/graduate/educationhumandevelopment/interdisciplinarylearningteaching/

Funding Opportunities

Course Scheduling and Offerings

  • Most in-class courses are scheduled from 6 PM to 8:45 PM, but are blended in nature with some online engagement.
  • Online courses are building on both synchronous and asynchronous engagement models.
  • This program is housed on the UTSA Main Campus.

Research taking place in the M.A in Learning, Design, and Technology program

Traditional and emergent technology uses in educational contexts.