September 17, 2014  

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Southern Miss Instructional Technology Programs to Transition into CISE

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The University of Southern Mississippi’s undergraduate and graduate programs in Instructional Technology will now be offered through the College of Education and Psychology’s Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education (CISE) beginning in the summer 2011 semester.

Instructional Technology (IT) at Southern Miss focuses on the development, integration, and utilization of technologies for the teaching and learning environment and for business and industry. It is one of the fastest growing fields of study in education, and the program provide skills that make its graduates highly marketable with an opportunity to earn a significant income.  

IT degree programs are offered at the undergraduate and graduate level, including the following:

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Degree in Instructional Technology, with three emphasis area options: administrative communication, business technology education and instructional technology and design. Students may also obtain an undergraduate minor in instructional technology education.

Graduate: Master of Science Degree in Instructional Technology; and a Doctorate in Instructional Technology and Design with instructional design and instructional technology as emphasis options.

Instructional Technology Certificate/Graduate Minor: Doctoral students in the College of Education and Psychology’s Educational Leadership program can obtain an Instructional Technology Certificate, which includes 15 hours of coursework. Graduate students in other programs may opt to take instructional technology courses as a graduate minor.

For more information on the university’s technology education programs, including course options, online visit www.usm.edu/technologyeducation/