Master of Education in Instructional Technology: Technology Applications

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Admission Deadlines

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Dr. Taralynn Hartsell Fall Semester: July 15 Retention/Dismissal/Readmission Policy
Spring Semester: November 15 Graduation Requirements
Phone: 229-333-5633

No Summer Admissions

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Admission Requirements

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Required Documents

Admission Requirements

Online Graduate Application

  • Application Fee (credit or debit card and e-checks accepted)
  • Apply Online

Official transcript from your bachelor’s degree-granting school and from any graduate coursework.

(Transcripts of coursework completed in-residence at VSU will be obtained by the Graduate School

  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally- accredited institution.
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale. GPA will be calculated on all attempted undergraduate coursework in which a letter grade was awarded;
  • Applicants having a cumulative undergraduate GPA between 2.5 - 2.74 on a 4.0 scale must submit a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score.  Recommended scores for admission are:
    • GRE - Verbal score of 350 (for tests prior to July 2011) or 143 (for tests July 2011 or later)
    • GRE - Quantitative score of 400 (for tests prior to July 2011) or 140 (for tests July 2011 or later)
    • GRE - Analytical Writing score of 3.0 or
    • MAT: 386

Valid Certificate (P-12 Concentration Only)

  • Must hold a valid level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate.
Career Goal Statement

Distance Learning Exemption of the VSU Medical Form

  • Complete the student information section and check/sign the option at the bottom of Page 1 that refers to distance learning.
  • The form must be completed and signed by the student/applicant.
  • This form must be received prior to enrollment, NOT prior to admission.
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled, and those who attended VSU in the past, are not required to resubmit the Medical Form

Unless otherwise indicated above, all required documents must be received on or before the admission deadline for your file to be reviewed. It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate time for document delivery and to ensure receipt of documents. Please allow at least 7-10 days for delivery by mail.

Important Program Information

  • This program is delivered in a fully-online format.
  • P-12 concentration only: Prior to recommendation for the M.Ed. degree, the applicant must attempt the GACE Instructional Technology assessment.  Prior to recommendation for instructional technology certification, the applicant must pass the GACE Instructional Technology assessment. 

International Applicants 

The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology program is a fully online program. Federal homeland security guidelines students visas cannot be issued for fully online programs.

Prospective students whose first language is not English and those who completed coursework or degrees outside the U.S., please review the information below for specific information and guidelines.

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Exam or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Applicants whose first language is not English (based on country of citizenship) must submit official scores on the TOEFL exam or IELTS exam. International applicants whose first language is not English but who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a U.S. institution may be exempt from the TOEFL/IELTS requirement.

  • Evaluation of International Transcripts - Applicants who have completed coursework at an institution outside of the United States must submit a course-by-course evaluation of the coursework.  This transcript evaluation must be completed by an international education credentials evaluation service such as Josef Silny, ECE, etc.  The transcript evaluation does not replace the transcript requirement. Official transcripts are still required.


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Admission Questions 
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For admission questions about this program, please contact the Graduate School by phone, email, or stop by our office.

  • Call Us: 229-333-5694 or toll free 800-618-1878, Option #5







  • Visit Us: Psychology Building (Main Campus), Third Floor, Suite 3100




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