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Educational Specialist

The Education Specialist in Educational Technology is an ideal program of study for professionals in education and/or training who already have a master’s degree, but who wish to improve technology leadership or faculty development roles or who want to use technology more effectively for improved student engagement and learning.

A good fit if you have:

  • A master’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale) or better for the last half of undergraduate work
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.50 (on a 4.0 scale) for all previous graduate work
  • Completed TOEFL exams (if applicable for international applicants)

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Educational Technology

The Ed.D. 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.

A good fit if you have:

  • Earned a master’s degree
  • Completed the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within five years of application deadline date
  • Completed the TOEFL Exam (if applicable for International Applicants) within two years of application deadline date
  • Earned a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for the last half of undergraduate work
  • Earned a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) for all previous graduate work

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Nursing – Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Online, CCNE Accredited, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree prepares nurses to improve nursing practice and patient outcomes, and increases the supply of expert clinical nursing faculty. The DNP is the highest degree for nurses working with patients, teaching nursing practice, or leading health related organizations.

A good fit if you have:

  • A valid, unencumbered RN license or advanced nursing practice license from within the United States
  • Earned either a Master’s Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited School of Nursing OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a CCNE or ACEN (formerly NLNAC) accredited nursing program and a Master’s Degree in a related field
  • English proficiency (written & spoken)
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) in your undergraduate nursing coursework and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in your Master’s program (based on a scale of 4.0)

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