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Degrees Offered

Learning Technologies and Design, Master of Science/Educational Specialist

100% Online On Campus

*This program is eligible for the STEM OPT Extension.

The program offers a Master of Science and an Educational Specialist degree with emphasis areas in Online Education and Technology in Schools.

Admission criteria

Application Deadlines

Entrance term Apply by Course work begins
Spring 2020 December 1 January
Spring 2020, second 8-week session February 1 March
Summer 2020 May 1 June
Fall 2020 July 1 August
Fall 2020, second 8-week session September 1 October
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours of the degree

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Learning Technologies and Design Program

  • Statement of Purpose (can also be uploaded into Graduate School online application)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • 2 letters of reference

Organizational Change and Conflict Management, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12

Certificate description: This certificate is offered in collaboration with the MU School of Law. The courses in the certificate will focus on organizational analysis and change, as well as dispute resolution and conflict management. Courses are drawn from both the Truman School of Public Affairs and the School of Law offerings. Students will have an opportunity to develop knowledge and competencies appropriate to the advanced study and diagnosis of evolving and emerging organizations and communities in the public, private, and nonprofit arena. They will find a curriculum supportive of careers in academics, management, and consulting.

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Online Educator, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

Officially approved as:     

Stand Alone:  Yes  

Total Credit Hours:  12 

Certificate Description: The Online Educator Graduate Certificate Program will equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to design and provide effective online learning experiences including:

  • Designing online learning activities and assessments for meaningful learning
  • Designing, facilitating, and evaluating online discussions
  • Promoting student engagement and motivation in online learning environments.
  • Understanding unique characteristics of online learning environments
  • Selecting appropriate technology tools and learning objects to support online learners
  • Using Learning Management Systems to support and deliver online learning
  • Seeking for and evaluating Internet-based information and resources that can be used to enhance online learning
  • Organizing course materials in an online format

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Occupational Therapy, Master of Occupational Therapy

On Campus

The Occupational Therapy program is a professional program administered by the School of Health Professions. More information about the Occupational Therapy program can be found at this link.