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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Technology for Education and Training (M.S.)

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Admissions Information  

The Master’s degree (M.S.) in TET prepares educators to be successful in integrating available and emerging technologies into their teaching.  This program focuses on an instructional systems approach and the principles of learning design. By capitalizing on their content expertise, students will further develop their skills to apply technological tools to the learning process. Students with this degree will be able to develop and implement best practices in the use of technology to enhance both teaching and learning.

The M.S. degree is a 36-hour program beyond the bachelor’s degree. The TET core consists of 27 hours of required courses, including an experience in either a practicum or internship setting.

Master of Science, Technology for Education and Training, Plan B only (non-thesis): Total 36 credit hours

Major Area Coursework

 (instruction of some courses shared between USD and DSU campuses)

Supporting Area Coursework

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Candidates will understand and apply knowledge and skills appropriate to their professional field of specialization. 
  2. Candidates will demonstrate understanding of principles of learning that are appropriate to their field of specialization. 
  3. Candidates will demonstrate professional dispositions that are appropriate to their field of specialization. 


Courses or Programs Leading to Professional Licensure or Certification

The University of South Dakota as of July 1, 2020, cannot confirm whether any particular course or program meets educational prerequisites for professional licensure or certification in states other than South Dakota. If you are planning to apply for licensure/certification in a state other than South Dakota after completion of your program, contact the academic department offering your major or CDE at 605.658.6152 or by email at cde@usd.edu. USD is working to comply with these requirements and will provide up-to-date information as it becomes available.

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference the State Authorization webpage below.

Information about State Authorization & Professional Licensure

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