If you are a new student in the program, please start by reviewing the New Student Information page.
UNT has a proven track record in online delivery and has been teaching students online for nearly 30 years. The MS degree is one a few in the U.S. that is aligned with the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS). You'll learn how technology has shaped education and training, as well as discover how to create your own online courses, implement learning technologies theory and practice, and become versed in one of the 5 tracks offered (list below), and much more.
If you are a new student and has spoken with an LT MS advisor, fill out the LT-MS Course Request Form.
If you are an in-person student, please follow with the in-person course rotation: LT-MS In Person Course Rotation
Primary Tools Learned/Used
- Microsoft Office Suite
- Zoom and Microsoft Teams
Learning Technology Learned/Used
- UNT Instructure (Canvas)
- Webinar Tools: Zoom and Microsoft Teams
- Data and Cloud Technology: File Sharing, File Servers, Social Media, and more.
This degree is a 36-hour program. Requirements include a core of 12 hours and 12 hours of foundation courses. Selection of one of the program tracks is also required to reach the 36 hours required for the degree.
Core Courses, 12 hours
LTEC 5580 - LTEC Capstone: Integrated Portfolios (to be taken during the last six hours of coursework)
Foundation Courses, 12 hours
If required to level into the MS, credit does not count toward degree total:
Students must complete one of the program tracks listed below:
Track information for students who began the program prior to Fall 2023: LT-MS Tracks Prior Fall 2023
Artificial Intelligence in Education and Learning Analytics
As a strand within the Masters of Science Degree in Learning Technologies, the AI track focuses on the applications of AI in education and learning analytics. Students will learn how to translate highly technical information in ways that others can understand in order to carry out their jobs.
Students take the following four (4) courses:
Instructional Design and Technology
The Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) track focuses on the practice of maximizing the effectiveness, efficiency, and appeal of instruction and other learning experiences. The process consists of determining the current state and needs of the learner, defining the end goal of instruction, and creating instruction to assist in the transition. The process is informed by pedagogically tested theories of learning. In addition, students are immersed in creating, managing, and evaluating instructional systems. Graduates of the IDT track are prepared to work as instructional designers or learning experience designers in corporate, higher education, K-12, and other instructional and training environments.
Students take the following two (2) courses:
And complete two (2) of the following:
Teaching and Learning with Technology
Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) is designed for educational professionals serving in administrative, teaching, or research capacities in a variety of educational settings. This track focuses on theoretical foundations, technology skills, technology integration strategies for teaching and learning, active research, innovations in technology, and paradigms for effective online delivery assessment. The degree emphasizes application-oriented technology skills that are valuable for independent study and research, classroom teaching, and personal and professional projects. Graduates of the TLT track are prepared to work with the latest educational technologies and effectively use learning technology to improve teaching and learning. This program track enables professionals to select and evaluate appropriate technology tools based on the needs of students and curricula. The TLT track specifically builds skill sets that empower you to work in educational positions in K-20 and higher education.
Students must file a degree plan within the first 12 hours of course work and after admission to the program. Once filed with the Graduate School, an electronic copy of your approved degree plan will be available to you via the MyPlanner tool (accessible through my.UNT.edu) for documentation and reference purposes. Any deviations from your approved degree plan will require an official degree plan change. Contact LT-MS-Advising@unt.edu or 940-565-2445 for assistance with filing your degree plan.
Information about session or semester registration may be found at Registrar.unt.edu/Registration. If you have registration issues, contact the Registrar's Information Counter by calling 940-565-2111 or visiting Eagle Student Services Center (ESSC) Room 147. Contact LT-MS-Advising@unt.edu or 940-565-2445 if you require degree plan changes due to registration issues or have other problems the Registrar cannot help resolve.
Students should visit FinancialAid.unt.edu for details on Financial Aid and the application process.