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Master of Arts in Educational Technology

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Our Mission

The Master of Arts in Educational Technology (MAET) develops innovative educational leaders who are prepared to transform teaching and learning in their professional settings. Through our program, educators and designers develop a critical lens, promote equity, think in new ways and become transformational leaders.

Our graduates are thought leaders who have deep theoretical understandings of how, when and why to integrate technologies to support learning.

The MAET is a 30-credit master’s program (Plan B, without thesis) that can be completed through our flexible program pathways: online, summer hybrid and/or summer overseas. We also offer graduate certificate programs in a variety of modalities that allow educators to gain advanced knowledge and skills in just one or two semesters.

MAET Program Highlights

  • Earn your master’s degree within two years or a graduate certificate in one or two semesters
  • Choose the modality (online, summer overseas, summer hybrid) that best meets your needs
  • Join an award-winning program and a vibrant community of educators
  • Receive the support of a full-time academic advisor, amazing instructors and program staff

Online, Hybrid & Overseas: Choose Your Own Adventure

The M.A. in Educational Technology can be completed through your choice of flexible program pathways: fully online, summer hybrid and summer overseas in Galway, Ireland. You can chart your own course to earn your degree through a customized combination of learning experiences. Think of it as “choose your own adventure,” earning your master’s degree or graduate certificate in the way that best suits your needs and interests. Have questions? We look forward to answering them for you at!

MAET Virtual Information Session

Interested in becoming an MAET student? Attend our next virtual information session on Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Join Team MAET to learn more about our master’s degree and graduate certificate programs, the MAET student experience and the application process.

Register to join us on Oct. 3 >>

The MAET Student Experience

I reimagined how I wanted my students to learn from these adventures I experienced in the MAET program. The opportunities to collaborate with other teachers and my professors on a more personal level allowed me to grow my knowledge of educational technology and are the connections I cherish.

—  Ashley Snow, Summer Hybrid Program ’22, High School Social Studies Teacher

MAET Overseas is an incredible program for all educators, no matter their technology skill level. Each and every day, you have the opportunity to showcase creativity, challenge your thinking, strengthen tech skills, and discuss important educational topics with a wide range of teachers from around the world.

Annaleigh Kress, ’19 MAET Alum, K-8 Digital Age Learning Coordinator

Points of Distinction


U.S. News & World Report ranks Michigan State University among the best places in the nation to earn an online master’s degree in education.


MSU’s AT&T Awards celebrated MAET courses for best practices in the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning.


MAET received the 2022 Outstanding Graduate Program Community Award for the support we provide to students and alumni.


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Master of Arts in Educational Technology & Graduate Certificate Programs
620 Farm Lane, Room 513 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
P: (517) 432-9259 F: (517) 353-6393