The development of the digital world has brought with it exciting new career paths in the field of education. Classrooms across the globe now rely on educational technology as a means of teaching. The Bachelors of Educational Technology aims to equip students with the knowledge and understanding of the latest trends and techniques in the interdisciplinary field of education. From the development and design of e-learning programs to special topics in games and simulation, students will gain the skills needed for the digital world.

  • To enhance appropriate technical, creative and analytical skills needed to enrich education systems in the region through the design and use of current educational technologies.
  • Demonstrate and articulate the skills necessary to contribute to positive learning environments through the use of educational technology.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to remain current in the field and appropriately apply technologies to specific educational contexts.

Specialization Courses


  • Introduction to educational technology (3)
  • Introduction to instructional systems design (3)
  • Using educational technology for teaching and learning (3)
  • Technology planning, development, evaluation and sustainability (3)
  • Special topics: gamification and simulation (3)
  • Practicum in educational technology (3)
  • Capstone - graduation project (3)

Program Structure

General Education 11 - Courses 33 - Credit Hours
Liberal Arts Courses 7 - Courses 21 - Credit Hours
Core Courses 14 - Courses 42 - Credit Hours
Specialization Courses 7 - Courses 21 - Credit Hours
Free Elective Courses 3 - Courses 9 - Credit Hours
Total 42 - Courses 126 - Credit Hours

Admission Requirements

1. Attested high school (grade 12) certificate or it's equivalent with a minimum average of 60% | for scientific, literary streams, general, advanced and ADEC. Other streams will require a minimum score average of 70% Equivalency letter will be required for certificate earned outside UAE

2. English proficiency PBT 500 | iBT 61 | IELTS Academic. 5.0 | PEARSON 44 | IESOL B1/B2 | CAMBRIDGE 154 | EmSAT English 1100 If an above score has not been achieved yet, the student will be accepted conditionally and enroll in the intensive English classes

3. Letter Of Interest & Interview


The American University in the Emirates is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 5, 2019
This course is Campus based
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4 years
25,500 AED
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