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Technology Learning Systems and Design (M.A.) Admission Requirements

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Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.00.
  • A demonstrable working knowledge of personal computer usage and applications is required. Experience with technology in the classroom is desirable, not required.

Program Requirements

  • Students should consult with their advisor concerning any modification.
  • All credits and requirements toward a master’s degree, including transfer credits, must be completed within seven years prior to the date on which the degree is to be conferred. SVSU credits remain valid for a maximum of seven years.
  • Each student must maintain a minimum 3.00 GPA in graduate study.
  • Whenever a GPA drops below a 3.00, or a student receives two “C” grades in the program, the student will be placed on academic probation. A student on probation must have records reviewed by a departmental committee. Continuation in the program and graduation will depend upon the recommendation of that committee and the approval of the dean.
  • Courses taken as continuing education units (CEUs) may not count toward a master’s degree unless the course is endorsed for college credit in advance of advertisement by the corresponding department and by the Dean of the College of Education.
  • A maximum of 6 credits for ETD 509 courses may count toward the degree.
  • A maximum of 6 credits of independent study may count toward the degree.
  • Each student must successfully complete a designated “capstone” course or thesis option during his/her last six semester hours of graduate study.
  • Exit from the program will include a degree check, a review of GPA, and successful completion of the “capstone” course and/or thesis option.
Tyler Leipprandt with a group of students
SVSU provided me with an amazing atmosphere to study for my life-long dream of working in Educational Technology

Tyler Leipprandt -Instructional Technology Consultant, Huron Intermediate School District




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Tanika Williams
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