SOURCE: American College of Education

American College of Education

February 09, 2010 11:41 ET

American College of Education Expands Online Degree Programs to Include Master of Education in Educational Technology

Teachers Can Now Advance Their Technology Skills With the Master of Education in Education Leadership Online Teaching Degree

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - February 9, 2010) - As more school districts around the country use technology as learning tool, the need grows for technology leaders who can help facilitate implementation. Now, American College of Education is helping meet that need. The College, which is dedicated to providing the best possible educational opportunities for practicing and aspiring educators, has just added to its degree offerings an online Masters in Educational Technology. The degree is designed to help recipients gain a strong understanding of how to leverage new and current technologies to improve classroom learning, learn how to utilize the power of Web 2.0 tools, and discover ways technology can enhance classroom, building, and district impact. Educators who enroll in the degree program will take their classes entirely online, using technology to make their master's degree experience as convenient as possible.

In Illinois, the Master of Education in Educational Technology degree leads to a Type 10 Special K-12 Certificate with a Technology Specialist Endorsement. American College of Education Masters in Educational Technology online program candidates work through five developmental stages during the 13 courses required to complete this degree. The online teaching master's degree is offered for $6,950 and can be completed in 18 months. For more information on the Educational Technology degree program, visit

In addition to the new Master of Education in Educational Technology, students pursuing online master's degrees at American College of Education may choose from the following teaching degrees: M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with ESL Specialization, and the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with Bilingual Specialization. All courses are offered exclusively online.

Educators interested in enrolling in any of the degree programs offered through the American College of Education, may visit, or call 1-800-280-0307.

About the American College of Education

The American College of Education is solely dedicated to providing educators the most affordable, high quality online master's degree programs in the nation. The College's vision is to dramatically improve student performance by enhancing the instructional effectiveness of teachers through transformative technology and innovative online learning. The American College of Education is based in Chicago, Illinois. It currently serves online students nationally and internationally. The American College of Education is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA). For more information about the American College of Education, visit

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