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Masters of Science in Education, Educational Technology Leadership Option

Masters Program Overview

The program is designed for educators, technology specialists, and e-learning developers who serve in creative leadership roles in school districts, industry and governmental agencies. It specializes in e-learning development, and fosters technological and leadership skills of graduate students. This 45-unit program consists of six core courses (24 units), a capstone project (5 units) and Electives (16 units). Students take a series of 6 core courses designed to prepare students to apply technology to enhance teaching and learning. The electives offered are from various content areas of the technology.

The Educational Technology Leadership Option provides the participants with additional technological knowledge and skills to create effective school district technology plans, to develop training programs for classroom teachers in the use of technology, to promote organizational change through technology, to manage technology resources and personnel in a school setting, and to apply their technical skills and knowledge to identify and utilize technological resources appropriately for the needs of the schools, school districts, and similar educational organizations.


Core Courses

EDUI6110, EDUI6200, EDUI6240, EDUI6350, EDUI6500, EDUI6600, and one of the following: EDUI6899 or EDUI6900

Please note: Our course is EDUI, not EDUL.

Elective Courses

(16-19) Units must be approved by the program coordinator.


Students must demonstrate knowledge and application of  the Internet and tablet devices.  Students must have experience with Web-based instruction. Basic knowledge of digital technologies and HTML is required. Advanced proficiency in one platform (e.g. Macintosh, Windows, UNIX) is required. Students will be accepted into the program based on a qualification evaluation and/or an interview by a committee where they demonstrate their technology competence. Students are also required to maintain their level of competency in technology as long as they are graduate students in the program.

13 quarter units (9 semester) from a graduate level or completed credential program from an accredited university. Continuing Education/Extension units from other universities cannot be transferred into the MS program. Any transfer units must be approved by the program coordinator.

All transfer units cannot be older than 7 years at term of graduation.

Program Information

  • Fall Admission
  • Hayward Campus
  • 45 unit program
  • Classes M-TH
    (Face to Face and Hybrid)
  • No Summer Session
  • Class times 4:30pm - 8pm

Program Coordinator

Dr. Ling-Ling Chen

Art & Education Rm. 250

Phone: (510) 885-4507

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