Two Summers Overview

Master of Arts / Sixth Year in Educational Technology

Application deadline for the Two Summers Program 2020-2021 cohort (beginning 13 July 2020) has been EXTENDED to


15 June 2020


Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the cohort is filled.

Applications received after the 2020-2021 cohort is filled will be wait-listed, but there are often last minute openings as applicants’ plans change.



Experience teaching and learning with educational technology experts at the University of Connecticut’s top 20-ranked Neag School of Education Department of Educational Psychology!

As part of the innovative Two Summers Program, you’ll explore a wide array of emerging technologies in our state-of-the-art, wireless bring-your-own-device (BYOD) facility, complete with educational games/simulations, drones, robots, assistive resources, and video conferencing tools. Earn your degree attending face-to-face courses for just one week during two consecutive summers, fulfilling other requirements through fully-online environments connected through a long-term, growth-oriented eportfolio.

The Two Summers Program creates opportunities for students to:

  • Explore learning strategies focused on new digital literacies / critical discernment for the online world
  • Participate in an online community that connects learners with knowledgeable colleagues and UConn faculty
  • Compile a rich electronic portfolio of practical, course-based artifacts

Our innovative approach allows students to develop proficiency through:

  • Experiencing a unique balance of online and on-campus learning
  • Focusing on a combination of personal productivity and the application of emerging technologies to work spaces
  • Cooperatively demonstrating technological knowledge, visionary leadership, and planning skills in your classroom environment


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For those joining us for Summer 2020, your Summer Year 1 classes will meet July 13 – 18, 2020 (Monday – Saturday) and continue through August in our online environment. Students will complete 6 credits during Summer 1 and enroll in online courses for Fall and Spring before returning for a capstone week the following summer (Summer 2). Your cohort will have its Summer 2 Capstone week July 5 – 9, 2021 (Monday – Friday).


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