Instructional Technology (Ed.D.)

Towson University’s Doctorate 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.

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About the Program

The Instructional Technology Doctoral Program is offered in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. The program is housed within the National (NCATE) and State (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 remote 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 remote 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 remote 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.

Application deadline for fall enrollment is July 15th.
Application deadline for spring enrollment is November 1st.