May 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Technology for Education and Training (M.S.)

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Program Overview

Become an expert in emerging technologies and develop tech-infused learning environments. Become proficient in multimedia, web authoring, instructional programming, computer hardware and more. You will develop skills to apply new tools to your learning process and effectively integrate new technologies into your classroom. This program focuses on an instructional systems approach and the principles of learning design. 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 core consists of 27 hours of required courses, including an experience in either a practicum or internship setting. The USD School of Education has been accredited by CAEP (formerly NCATE) since 1956. Learn more at


Master of Science, Technology for Education and Training, Plan B only (non-thesis)

Major Area Coursework - 36 Credit Hours

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

Supporting Area Coursework

Application Requirements

  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Admission test scores*
  6. Statement of purpose
  7. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. For specific program requirements and submission deadline, visit:

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live

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 USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization


Division of Curriculum and Instruction
605-658-6639 | |

Graduate Admissions 
605-658-6200 |  |

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