The program in educational media and technology, the seeds of which were planted in the early 1920s, has a long history of preparing graduates for a variety of professional careers in educational media and technology. Our graduates go on to professional careers as teachers, professors, and researchers; as instructional designers in higher education, publishing, health related fields, and business; independent designers and developers of educational software; pK–12 technology directors and instructional technologists; and managers of the human and technology-based resources necessary to support education and training with technology. Students who wish to work in a school setting, should consider the licensure track which is approved by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Through our carefully blended curriculum of core coursework, elective coursework and field experiences, our students learn the history, research and theory behind educational media and technology while gaining the practical skills needed to work with new technology and advance professionally. Our focus on providing you with a theoretical base and practical skills that will allow you to excel throughout your career in this ever-changing field.
Courses are offered in classroom, online, and in hybrid and field settings to teach our students how to learn and teach in a variety of settings. Our academic and scholarly learning environment is interactive, diverse, and resourceful.