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Northern Illinois University

Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment

De Kalb, IL

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Northern Illinois University

Overview

Northern Illinois University / Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment is located in De Kalb, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Instructional technology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Instructional technology
Master of Science (MS) Educational research and evaluation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 53
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
29
Accepted
10
Enrolled
74%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, 3.2 graduate

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

161
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.48%
Black or African American 10.56%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.48%
Unknown 0.62%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Distance education, Web-based training, copyright assessment during student teaching, instructional software
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Dr. Wei-Chen Hung
Chair
Email: etra@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-9339