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Master of Arts in Education

Educational Learning Technologies

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Our program prepares educators for 21st-century teaching and learning in blended and fully online environments. The program covers integrating best practices in curriculum and instruction, culturally responsive teaching, online learning/educational technology, online pedagogy, and curriculum development for blended and online delivery using emerging technologies.

This program is designed for educators who are already licensed K-12 teachers, work in higher education, or who wish to develop educational technology in a variety of contexts.

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Degree type: Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies

College: College of Health, Education, and Social Transformation

Department: School of Teacher Preparation, Administration and Leadership

Delivery formats: 100% online

Program Road Map: Review Course Offerings

Cost per credit hour:

  • Graduate online: $444.40*†
  • Active Military online: $250*†

Accredited by: NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

*For NMSU Online programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Online programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.

†For on-campus students, find tuition and fees here.

Program Highlights

  • Become skilled in developing blended and online curriculum and learning environments.
  • Develop effective strategies for classroom technology integration.
  • Become a leader in blended and online teaching and learning in your school district.
  • Study for this degree using online courses from the convenience of your home or school.
  • Apply for Technology related endorsement from the New Mexico Public Education Department.
  • Earn a master’s degree, which fulfills one of the requirements for advancement in New Mexico’s three-tiered licensure system to Level III, with a base salary of $50,000.

Quick Fact selected New Mexico State University as one of the Best Master’s in Teaching Programs for 2019.

What can you do with a Master of Arts in Education: Educational Learning Technologies (EDLT) from NMSU?

EDLT Careers and Employment

  • Instructional Designers
  • eLearning Developers
  • Multimedia designers
  • Learning/instructional technologists
  • Learning and performance specialists
  • Course developers
  • Trainers
  • Instructional media developers


Program Curriculum


The Master of Arts in Education (Educational Learning Technologies – EDLT) is 30 credits, 100% online, and is designed for educators who:

  • are already licensed K12 teachers,
  • work in higher education,
  • or who wish to be e-developers in a variety of contexts


  • Eligibility for admission to the Graduate School.
  • Admission to NMSU Graduate School

Students will consult with an EDLT advisor on their programs of study and elective.

Electives might include EDUC 519 for students who plan to continue with a doctoral program, EDLT 592 Directed Studies, or other approved EDUC/EDLT 500 level course. This is a course that could be brought into the program from previous coursework.

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