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Educational Communication and Technology

Learn about cutting-edge research from the cognitive and learning sciences as well as how to design digital learning tools for varied contexts – K–12 schools, universities, workplaces, museums, nonprofits, and international development. Our degrees are unique in their focus across broad learning contexts and in the linkage between design and research (including our studio-based learning approach).

Master of Arts
Learning Technology and Experience Design
(Formerly Digital Media Design for Learning)

Design impactful learning experiences with technologies including emerging media (AR/VR/MR), web-based tools, social media, games and simulations, mobile devices, tangibles, AI, learning analytics.

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Master of Science
Games for Learning

Create, use, and evaluate digital games for the specific purpose of learning in a broad range of formal and informal learning settings.


Doctor of Philosophy
Educational Communication and Technology

This rigorous research-oriented doctorate prepares you for academic and leadership positions in research, technology, education, and learning in all contexts.