Master of Science Degree
People interested in increasing their use of information and instructional technologies in business or educational setting turn to the Master of Science degree in Technology Integration, offered by the Information Media (IM) Department at St. Cloud State University, to help them advance in their careers. Students may choose to focus on curricular uses of technology, or on the administration of educational technology.
Student Learning Outcomes
Adapted from AECT Advanced Standards
DESIGN: Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to design conditions for learning by applying principles, theories, and research associated with instructional systems design, message design, instructional strategies, and learner characteristics.
DEVELOPMENT: Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to develop instructional materials and experiences by applying principles, theories, and research related to print, audiovisual, computer-based, and integrated technologies.
UTILIZATION: Candidates demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to use processes and resources for learning by applying principles, theories, and research related to media utilization, diffusion, implementations, and policy-making.
MANAGEMENT: Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise instructional technology by applying principles, theories and research related to project, resource, delivery system, and information management.
EVALUATION: Candidates demonstrate knowledge, skills, and dispositions to evaluate the adequacy of instruction and learning by applying principles, theories, and research related to problem analysis, criterion-referenced measurement, formative and summative evaluation, and long-range planning.
RESEARCH: Candidates apply appropriate research methods and findings in professional practice: the candidates understand, apply, and integrate research into teaching and learning, and use various resources available to inform best practice and add to the professional knowledge base.
Distance Learning Options
The Master of Science degree in Technology Integration is designed for full-time or part-time students. Classes are offered in the evening during the academic year and during the day in summer. All classes are available through distance technology. Students may attend class face to face or synchronously form a distance through the Web.
- Step-by-step Guide to the application process
- Graduate Admissions Application
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Preliminary Oral Interview and Written Conference
Program Requirements & Courses
- Program Requirements
- Progressing Through the Program – Deadlines & Milestones
- Choosing Your IM Culminating Experience
- Course Descriptions
- Course Offering Plan 2015 through 2018
- Course Registration
- Information Media Scholarships
- Checklist of Program Requirements
Technology Integration Forms
- Program of Study Form
- Petition to change your Program of Study Form
- Change of Advisor Form
- Application for Graduation