May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Technology Concentration

Dr. John R. McConnell III
Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Specialties
Location: Claxton Building, Room 304A
Phone: (931) 221-7757


Dr. Benita Bruster
Graduate Coordinator
Phone: (931) 221-6491
Location: Claxton Building, Room 302C

This concentration is for persons wishing to provide leadership in instructional technology, for teachers who want to advance their teaching skills through the use of technology, or for those interested in preparing for work in a training environment. Completion of this degree does not require teacher licensure and is offered completely online. The program addresses the selection, application, and evaluation of technology with classroom work and hands-on field projects. Graduates of the program work as building level technology leaders, trainers, teachers, and other professional careers (military, industry, business, and organizations) which employ technology to assist with accomplishing the goals required for their positions through improved technology skills.

Admission Requirements

Listed below are the required application materials and the associated scores (if necessary) for each.

  • Application for admission
  • Application Fee:  $45 domestic or $55 international
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Verification of lawful presence in the United States (i.e. submit a license or other approved document)
  • Bachelor’s degree, from a regionally accredited institution showing a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.00
  • Military documents (if applicable)
  • Admission decision by department

For more information about the application process, please visit


Some University Programs have additional requirements and information included in the Program Handbook.  Program Handbooks, which are incorporated into herein by reference, are available by selecting the following link: Instructional Technology.