Towson University’s Doctoral of Education (Ed.D.) in Instructional Technology provides
you with the skills you need to bring innovative technologies into the curriculum
and workplace. You’ll learn dynamic ways to increase learning and productivity.
The Instructional Technology Doctoral Program is housed within the National Council
for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Maryland State Department of Education
(MSDE) accreditedCollege of Educationin theDepartment of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL)at Towson University. Our program is intended for students who seek advanced degrees
in order to strengthen their skills and knowledge base in technology and digital learning.
Graduates serve as leaders in higher education, business and PreK-12 public schools,
as well as in online learning and professional development. The program focuses on
the development of pedagogical expertise and understanding about how to integrate
digital learning tools to meet the present and future needs of instruction across
the educational spectrum.
In the2016 Educational Technology Plan, the United States Department of Education reiterated the most important aspects
of the field of educational technology — students, learning, leadership and assessment.
These remain as the basis of the design, organization and core curriculum guiding
Why an Ed.D in Instructional Technology
Why should you consider an Ed.D in Instructional Technology at Towson?
Our program offers online and on-campus classes to accommodate working professionals
and full time students.
Acquire advanced skills in leadership, research, assessment and evaluation strategies
in the applications of technology in education and training environments.
Develop knowledge, skills and abilities for teaching and leading via online and digital
environments to create and ensure high-quality and effective learning communities.
Develop leadership skills to help educational organizations to make effective decisions
about the appropriate uses of technology in learning and teaching.
Work with accessible faculty recognized for their research that combines education
and instructional technology in dynamic and essential ways.