Learning Sciences & Technologies, MSEd
The M.S.Ed. in Learning Sciences and Technologies lays the foundation for graduates to pursue fulfilling and creative careers as educators, researchers, and developers of next-generation curricula, technology-enriched learning environments, and instructional programs. The Learning Sciences and Technologies M.S.Ed. is designed for students who wish to investigate at an advanced level the interdisciplinary connections between learning environments (both online and offline), design issues, and educational concerns. Students enjoy individualized courses of study in a small, community-oriented cohort of students. The curriculum gives students the knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to assess, design, and implement programs in learning settings that range from after-school opportunities to corporate professional development.
A minimum of 10.0 course units are required for the LST MSEd1
|EDUC 616||Master's Foundations of Teaching and Learning||1|
|EDUC 639||Design of Learning Environments||1|
|EDUC 644||Learning Sciences: Past, Present, Future||1|
|EDUC 667||Introductory Statistics for Educational Research||1|
|or EDUC 682||Qualitative Modes of Inquiry|
|EDUC 668||Master's Paper Seminar||1|
|EDUC 696||In/formal Learning Experience Internship||1|
|Select 2 Concentration Courses, such as: (EDUC 552 Video Games and Virtual Worlds as Sites for Learning) 2||2|
|Select 1 elective 3||1|
|Select 1 Distribution requirement course 4||1|
|Total Course Units||10|
The MSEd degree requires a minimum of 10 CUs. All courses counted towards the degree must be at the 500 level or above. No transfer credits are accepted. Other program requirements include successful completion of the internship program and the Master's Paper.
All students must take at least 3 CUs to be considered full-time. Part-time students enroll in 1 to 2 CUs per semester.
Please refer to program for full list of concentration courses
The 545 course number is used to denote an experimental course offered for the first time, and several sections of 545 may be offered in a single semester.
Candidates for the M.S.Ed. degree must demonstrate knowledge of the field of education beyond the area of specialization. This requirement is met by satisfying the distribution requirement. To meet the distribution requirement, students must complete one approved graduate level (500 and above) GSE course outside the student’s area of specialization, earning a grade of “B” or better. Students should check with their program manager for a list of courses approved to fulfill the distribution requirement. Further requirements regarding these courses may be specified by each division.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.