Master of educational technology - frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

When do classes begin?
How many days a week do classes meet?

What course should I take first?
How about the computer and the Internet connection?
What is the tuition? When is it due?
How many courses are required?
What courses can I transfer in?
Do I have to be certified?
Do I have to be a teacher?
What kind of certification do I get?
Will my degree be from LTU or from Marygrove?
How do I apply?
I have more questions: who do I talk to?

1. When do classes begin?

Semesters in the Educational Technology program is shorter: 13 weeks in fall and spring and about 10 in summer.   Follow the Schedule link on the MET Home page.  Summer classes are available at both Lawrence Tech and Marygrove.

2.  How many days a week do classes meet?

Classes are offered entirely online  and asynchronous (not specified time to meet).   An updated schedule of classes should be available for you on the main page (left menu).  Please contact program director for details at metdir@ltu.edu

3. What course should I take first?

We recommend students start with Computer Application and Applied  Instructional Technology courses.  The following classes build on skills that you acquire in these courses.

4. How about the computer and the Internet connection?

Please see link for computer requirements on the MET Home page.  

5. What is the tuition? When is it due?

Current tuition per course should be checked on the University Registrar site below.  There will be a non-need based scholarship awarded to MET students for each 3-credit course that reduces the price of tuition. The final tuition rate is comparable to other Universities in southeast Michigan.   For an up-to-date schedule of payments please see the Registrar link: http://www.ltu.edu/registrars_office/.  Admission ($50.00) and registration ($115.00) for each semester are waived.

6. How many courses are required?

Ten courses (30 credits) are required for the Master degree.  For the NP endorsement the requirement is 21 credits.   For the Graduate certificate (non-NP) 12 credits are required.  Program is self-paced so you are the only one that will decide the number of courses you will take each semester.

7. What courses can I transfer in?

You can transfer nine graduate credits in Computer Technology/Instructional Technology or education based on program director approval.

8. Do I have to be certified?

Teachers interested in the NP endorsement have to have a provisional/professional teaching certificate to obtain (add) the NP endorsement through our 21-credits approved program.

9. Do I have to be a teacher?

Only for the NP endorsement.

10. What kind of certification do I get?

NP endorsement approved by the Michigan Department of Education in January 2005.

11. Will my degree be from LTU or from Marygrove?

The degree is awarded by the institution at which the student is admitted: i.e., students that apply at LTU will be awarded the degree by LTU.

12. How do I apply?

Follow the link for an Online application: http://www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/ or contact director at metdir@ltu.edu

13. I have more questions - who do I talk to?

Please send all other questions and comments to program directors Dr. Valentina Tobos (248-204-3617 or vtobos@ltu.edu) or Dr. Pam Lowry (248-204-3563 or lowry@ltu.edu) or metdir@ltu.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

When do classes begin?
How many days a week do classes meet?

What course should I take first?
How about the computer and the Internet connection?
What is the tuition? When is it due?
How many courses are required?
What courses can I transfer in?
Do I have to be certified?
Do I have to be a teacher?
What kind of certification do I get?
Will my degree be from LTU or from Marygrove?
How do I apply?
I have more questions: who do I talk to?

1. When do classes begin?

Semesters in the Educational Technology program is shorter: 13 weeks in fall and spring and about 10 in summer.   Follow the Schedule link on the MET Home page.  Summer classes are available at both Lawrence Tech and Marygrove.

2.  How many days a week do classes meet?

Classes are offered entirely online  and asynchronous (not specified time to meet).   An updated schedule of classes should be available for you on the main page (left menu).  Please contact program director for details at metdir@ltu.edu

3. What course should I take first?

We recommend students start with Computer Application and Applied  Instructional Technology courses.  The following classes build on skills that you acquire in these courses.

4. How about the computer and the Internet connection?

Please see link for computer requirements on the MET Home page.  

5. What is the tuition? When is it due?

Current tuition per course should be checked on the University Registrar site below.  There will be a non-need based scholarship awarded to MET students for each 3-credit course that reduces the price of tuition. The final tuition rate is comparable to other Universities in southeast Michigan.   For an up-to-date schedule of payments please see the Registrar link: http://www.ltu.edu/registrars_office/.  Admission ($50.00) and registration ($115.00) for each semester are waived.

6. How many courses are required?

Ten courses (30 credits) are required for the Master degree.  For the NP endorsement the requirement is 21 credits.   For the Graduate certificate (non-NP) 12 credits are required.  Program is self-paced so you are the only one that will decide the number of courses you will take each semester.

7. What courses can I transfer in?

You can transfer nine graduate credits in Computer Technology/Instructional Technology or education based on program director approval.

8. Do I have to be certified?

Teachers interested in the NP endorsement have to have a provisional/professional teaching certificate to obtain (add) the NP endorsement through our 21-credits approved program.

9. Do I have to be a teacher?

Only for the NP endorsement.

10. What kind of certification do I get?

NP endorsement approved by the Michigan Department of Education in January 2005.

11. Will my degree be from LTU or from Marygrove?

The degree is awarded by the institution at which the student is admitted: i.e., students that apply at LTU will be awarded the degree by LTU.

12. How do I apply?

Follow the link for an Online application: http://www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/ or contact director at metdir@ltu.edu

13. I have more questions - who do I talk to?

Please send all other questions and comments to program directors Dr. Valentina Tobos (248-204-3617 or vtobos@ltu.edu) or Dr. Pam Lowry (248-204-3563 or lowry@ltu.edu) or metdir@ltu.edu