2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

MS Ed Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Technology

CIP: 130501

This online master's program is designed for educators and individuals to integrate technology by developing, implementing, assessing, and teaching online and face-to-face instructional modules for varied learning communities.

Note: Completion of this program does not lead to teacher certification.

Program Admission Requirements

  1. A minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 on the undergraduate transcript OR an undergraduate overall GPA of 2.50 to 2.74 and a 3.0 GPA on six hours of required graduate coursework at Northwest in the major program where admission is requested.
  2. Documentation of one of the following:
  • 3.5 or higher on the analytical writing measure of the GRE OR
  • successful completion of another Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with at least a 2.75 GPA OR
  • National Board Certification OR
  • Successful completion of nationally normed educational performance assessment (MoPTA, EdTPA) OR
  • Department analytical writing assessment that is evaluated using a writing scoring guide based on the modified CUNY scales with a score of 4.0 or higher OR
  • Valid teaching certificate OR 2 years prior teaching with a valid teaching certificate. 

Extra Requirements    

Comprehensive Assessment

To meet exit comprehensive requirements, students are required to complete the Written Assessment of Competency Mastery. The assessment will include reference to artifact/course content, and reflection on personal growth as a curriculum leader. The assessment will be administered during EDUC 61669: Capstone Seminar.

Research Component

 A research component form must be turned into the Graduate Office prior to graduation.

Course Requirements

Core Requirements

EDUC 61641Data Literacy and Assessment for Schools


EDUC 61642Multicultural Education for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


Subject Field Requirements

CSIS 44610Integrating the Technology Curriculum


CSIS 44626Developing Multimedia Systems


CSIS 44635Designing Instructional Systems


CSIS 44650Building a Virtual Learning Environment


EDUC 61687Feedback and Goal Setting


EDUC 61689Leading In The Digital Age


EDUC 61697Academic Inquiry


EDUC 61699Capstone Seminar


Total Credit Hours: 30