Educational Technology (MET)


Effective 1 June 2023 through 31 May 2024

Please see the Graduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.

This program is offered by the School of Education. It is available online, at the St. Louis main campus and at Fort Bliss.

Program Description

The Master of Educational Technology (MET) degree is focused on digital learning. It empowers teachers, corporate and military trainers to develop multiple literacies and skills to foster creative thinking using today’s technologies. Candidates develop learner-centered and content-centered instructional activities and assessments. A strong focus is provided on the process of planning for the use of technology including selection, evaluation, and integration for the purpose of learning. Students in this program create mobile apps, a differentiated curriculum plan, and earn technology badges.

Learning Outcomes

Learners completing the MET degree program will be able to:

  • Inspire educators and leaders to use technology to create equitable and ongoing access to high-quality learning.
  • Model the ISTE Standards for Students and the ISTE Standards for Educators, and identify ways to improve their coaching practice.
  • Establish productive relationships with educators in order to improve instructional practice and learning outcomes.
  • Model and support educators to design learning experiences and environments to meet the needs and interests of all students.
  • Plan, provide and evaluate the impact of professional learning for educators and leaders to use technology to advance teaching and learning.
  • Model and support the use of qualitative and quantitative data to inform their own instruction and professional learning.
  • Model digital citizenship and support educators and students in recognizing the responsibilities and opportunities inherent in living in a digital world.

Program Curriculum

Learners pursuing the master of educational technology (MET) are required to complete 33 credit hours in the curriculum.  

  • EDTC 5333 Evaluating Learning Technologies (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5334 Instructional Coaching in a Remote Environment (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5460 Curriculum Design: Technology Apps (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5465 Instructional Design (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5633 Adult Learning and Technology (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5745 Planning and Managing Instruction in a Digital Environment (3 hours) 
  • EDTC 5780 Apps-based Learning Environments (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5900 Technology, Ethics and Society (3 hours)
  • EDTC 5995 Final Program Survey (0 hours)
  • EDTC 5996 Digital Portfolio (3 hours)
  • Electives (6 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general admission requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution electronically to If this service is not available, send transcripts to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119 

Additional Requirements

Requirements for admission to the MET in educational technology program include:

  • Receipt of all official transcripts.
  • Final degree conferred GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Essay.

Advancement to Candidacy

Automatic advancement to candidacy (ATC) is based on 12 credit hours of 3.0 GPA graduate level EDTC courses.