The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy offers an outstanding range
of graduate programs that provide you with advanced professional development in the
use of technology and digital media in teaching and learning.
As the premier teacher education institution in Maryland, Towson University has an
over 150-year-old tradition of preparing classroom teachers, education specialists
and school leaders. The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy’s innovative
academic and research curriculum will provide students with experiences as technology
Technology continues to grow and change at a rapid pace. Extensive professional development
is required to integrate technology into the curriculum, educational system and workplace
in dynamic ways that increase learning and productivity.
Our faculty members are recognized for their research and leadership, and have an extraordinary commitment
to improving the field of education. Our graduates are successful change agents, leaders,
presenters, writers, developers, designers and educators who believe in lifelong learning.
Learn more reasons to study educational technology and literacy.
What We Offer
Our programs offer:
an in-depth understanding of the interconnectedness of educational technology with
teaching and learning processes
on-campus and online course offerings via Blackboard and other digital platforms
state-of-the-art Educational Technology Center, Multimedia Lab and technology-rich
engaged, accessible faculty recognized for their research that combine education and
instructional technology in dynamic and essential ways
experience in employing technology effectively in a variety of instructional environments
to promote reform and enhance learning
professional and leadership development in the role of technology integration, including
topics such as universal design for learning and the digital divide