Instructional Technology (Ed.D.)

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.

Ed.D. Commencement

About the Program

The Instructional Technology Doctoral Program is housed within the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) accredited College of Education in the Department 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 the 2016 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 our program.

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.

Degree Requirements

You can view degree requirements in the Graduate Catalog.

In response to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Fall 2020 Application Deadline has been extended to July 30, 2020.