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Loyola University Chicago

School of Education


M.Ed. in School Technology with School Technology Specialist Endorsement

Degree Requirements

Total Hours: 33
Practicum: Required
Comprehensive: Portfolio
Thesis: None

Length of Program: Most students complete the program in 2 1/2 years. Students take two classes every semester (including one course each summer), except during the final term of practicum. Students have five years from acceptance to complete the program. (See SOE Policy: Academic Standing - Continuous Enrollment)

Program and State Requirements
All candidates must pass the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) to advance past their first semester of enrollment.  Candidates in all programs leading to Illinois Licensure are also required to pass an Illinois State Criminal Background Check. Policies and procedures for receiving Illinois certification must be met.

Curriculum Plan
The program requires 33 semester hours, consisting of 10 classes, a full semester practicum experience, and a comprehensive portfolio at the end of course work.

Continuous Enrollments
Master's students in School Technology are required to maintain the status of continuous enrollment during their program of studies. This means that during each semester of each academic year (excluding Summer Sessions), each student must enroll in at least one course. (See SOE Policy: Academic Standing - Continuous Enrollment)

A formal leave of absence may be granted upon request and the approval of the School of Education’s Associate Dean of Student Academic Services.

Required Courses

Comprehensive Assessment   
A portfolio is required.   This assessment is completed during Practicum. No application is required. The results will be mailed to you.

Degree Conferral
While the commencement ceremony is every May, degrees can be conferred May, August, and December. Students must apply for graduation/degree conferral. Students should apply for graduation in the semester they anticipate completing all degree requirements. Failure to meet application deadlines may result in a delay of the conferral of the degree to the following semester. Applications for Degree Conferral are due:

Please note the degree conferral application is valid for only one semester. If the degree is not conferred for the semester requested, a new application is required for a subsequent semester.


School of Education
820 N. Michigan Ave., Lewis Towers 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
312.915.6800 ยท SchlEduc@luc.edu

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