School of Education - George Mason University

The Instructional Technology Program serves both professional educators and those involved in instructional design, development, and training in government and private sectors.

The Program's educational opportunities provide professionals with the specialized knowledge and skills needed to apply today's computer and telecommunications technologies to educational goals within school, community, and corporate settings.

There are many careers that can benefit from an education in Instructional Technology. The IT program is aimed at helping its students either pursue a career or enhance a current career in any of the career focuses shown below.

Integration of Technology in Schools Careers

  • K-12 Technologist
  • Technology Resource Teacher (TRT)
  • Educational Technology Support
  • District Level Technology Coordinator

Resources

  • Join the IT Listserve.
  • Find salary survey information at PayScale.com
  • Visit the George Mason Career Center which offers a number of services to students and alumni attempting to find employment.
  • The Greater Washington Initiative is a cooperative marketing organization for the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia and Maryland. They publish an annual directory of elearning companies (The eLearning Company Directory) with company contact information, websites, e-mail addresses and company target audiences. Their clients service pre-kindergarten education to corporate training to flight simulation and represent a wide variety of potential employers for graduates.