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Doctor of Education in Educational Technology

100% Online Program

The doctoral program in educational technology, leading to an EdD degree, has as its goal the development of innovative leaders in the field. You can explore the use of current and emerging technologies for effective and efficient teaching in a dynamic, global society. Areas of particular focus include online teaching and learning, technology integration, academic technology leadership, innovative teaching in K-12 and higher education, educational software development for the web and mobile platforms, and educational Games and simulations.

The EdD in Educational Technology program at Boise State University can be completed entirely online; there are no on-campus or in-person requirements. All courses and exams/defenses can be completed at a distance, though in some cases synchronous (same time) attendance is required.

About this Program

  • Format: The EdD in Educational Technology program is 100% online.
  • Department Name: Department of Educational Technology
  • Official Degree Name: Doctor of Education in Educational Technology
  • Degree Type: Doctor of Education

Note: Content on this page is provided as a quick reference for planning. All official course descriptions/degree requirements/admission standards/program learning outcomes/etc. are published on the Graduate College’s website Graduate Catalog.

What can I do with this degree?

Graduates from our EdD program have opportunities in different areas. For example, some of our graduates work in higher education either as faculty or instructional designers helping faculty and students with the course design and technical support. Other graduates work as instructional designers in different environments such as schools, school districts, or other educational environments.

Our students do research in diverse areas in educational technology, such as professional development, online learning, learning analytics, data mining, games and simulations, and mobile technologies. 

Degree Requirements and Advising Resources

Estimated Costs

The cost per credit is $599 for courses numbered in at the 600 level, and $478 per credit for courses numbered at the 500-level. Doctoral students take a total of 60 credits with a mix of 500-level and 600-level courses.

To see an estimate of the other costs, please refer to our Tuition page.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

Estimated Cost of an Educational Technology degree

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