Master of Science Degree
People interested in increasing their use of information and instructional technologies in business or educational setting turn to the Masters of Science degree in Information Technologies, 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.
- Step-by-step Guide to the application process
- Graduate Admissions Application
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Preliminary Written Exam and Oral Conference
Program Requirements & Courses
- Program Requirements
- Progressing Through the Program – Deadlines & Milestones
- Choosing Your IM Culminating Experience
- Course Descriptions
- Course Plan 2012 through 2015
- Course Registration
Information Technologies Forms
- Program of Study Form
- Petition to change your program of study Form
- Change of Advisor Form
- Application for Graduation