Educational Technology - Adult Learning and Training Emphasis, Master of Education

This emphasis is designed for individuals who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and are working in organizations that will benefit from, or require, adult training. The goal is to help students develop expertise in adult learning theories and skills in integrating technologies in adult learning settings, such as Community Colleges, Non-Profit Organizations, Corporations, etc.

Candidates in this program of study learn how to efficiently and effectively implement and integrate technologies to train or retool adults. To successfully complete this master’s program of study, candidates must demonstrate their understandings of content, pedagogy, and professional knowledge and skills through their performance in all program courses.

What Can I Do with a Master of Education in Adult Learning and Training?

Globalization demands new skills from everybody. Critical thinking, problem solving, communication, creativity, and innovation are skills that the US citizenry need to acquire to be able to compete in the global market. This program will provide the opportunity to acquire, update, and hone these skills to improve your marketability as an Adult Educator and/or Trainer.

Upon completion of the Educational Technology program, you will be equipped to plan and design learning environments using mobile learning, online and in-person instruction, organize, teach, and direct effective uses of technology in adult settings, and apply concepts, skills, and attitudes when using such technologies on the job.

Educational Technology Curriculum (ETC) graduate courses will be scheduled for two seven-week sessions per semester. You will be able to concentrate on only one or two classes at a time and complete them faster.

Required materials

Find out what books, computer requirements, and other materials you will need during our programs.

Petition to Transfer Credit

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Fast Track

It is possible to complete the MEd Educational Technology quickly, so you can start applying your knowledge of technologies into learning environments after only a year. There are two seven-week sessions during the sixteen-week traditional semester.For those who prefer the faster track, you can take two courses each seven-week session, completing four courses per semester and finishing the entire master’s program in only one year.

One year fast track

Beginning in the Fall...
  • 1st seven-week session
    • ETC 547
    • CCHE 580 
  • 2nd seven-week session
    • ETC 556
    • CCHE 640 

    Spring 

    • 1st seven-week session
      • CTE 691 (16 weeks) 
      • ETC 645
    • 2nd seven-week session
      • CTE 691 continued (16 weeks) 
      • ETC 655
      • CCHE 687

      Summer I 

      • Five-week session
        • CCHE 688

      Summer II 

      • Five-week session
        • CCHE 590
      Beginning in the Spring...
      • 1st seven-week session
        • ETC 547
        • CCHE 580 
        • CTE 691 (16 weeks) 
      • 2nd seven-week session
        • ETC 556
        • CTE 691 continued (16 weeks)

      Summer I 

      • No courses

      Summer II 

      • Five-week session
        • CCHE 590
        • CTE 670

      Fall 

      • 1st seven-week session
        • CCHE 688
        • ETC 645
      • 2nd seven-week session
        • CCHE 687
        • ETC 655
      Beginning in the Summer...

      Summer I

      • Five-week session
        • ETC 547

      Summer II

      • Five-week session
        • CCHE 590

      Fall

      • 1st seven-week session
        • CCHE 688
        • CCHE 580
      • 2nd seven-week sesssion
        • ETC 556
        • CCHE 640

      Spring

      • 1st seven-week session
        • ETC 645
        • CTE 691 (16 weeks)
      • 2nd seven-week session
        • ETC 655
        • CCHE 687
        • CTE 691 continued (16 weeks)

      Program of Study

      Below is a downloadable Program of Study.  This includes complete set of courses and other work that must be successfully completed before qualifying for a degree, diploma, or certificate.

      The program of studies is the agreed-upon plan between you and your faculty advisor on completing program requirements.

      It is used as a verification document when you apply for graduation.

      Educational Technology - Adult Learning and Training Emphasis, Master of Education

      Academic Catalog Listing

      See the NAU Academic Catalog for important details on this degree, including: 
      • Career opportunities for graduates with this degree
      • Admission requirements
      • Course listing
      • Campuses that offer this degree 
      Educational Technology - Adult Learning and Training Emphasis, Master of Education