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

Core Courses
EDUC 616Master's Foundations of Teaching and Learning1
EDUC 639Design of Learning Environments1
EDUC 644Learning Sciences: Past, Present, Future1
EDUC 667Introductory Statistics for Educational Research1
or EDUC 682 Qualitative Modes of Inquiry
EDUC 668Master's Paper Seminar1
EDUC 696In/formal Learning Experience Internship1
Concentration Courses
Select 2 Concentration Courses, such as: (EDUC 552 Video Games and Virtual Worlds as Sites for Learning) 22
Elective Courses
Select 1 elective 31
Distribution Requirement
Select 1 Distribution requirement course 41
Total Course Units10

Other Requirements

Internship requirement: Supported by EDUC 696 In/formal Learning Experience Internship; includes internship work as outlined in Internship Contract.
Master's Paper/Capstone Experience: Supported by EDUC 668 Master's Paper Seminar

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.