Instructional Design & Ed Tech (M.A.)

Preparing Design Professionals From Ideation to Implementation in Diverse Organizational Settings

We're preparing instructional designers to develop engaging educational materials for a variety of settings, including K-12, higher education, and corporate and government training.

This fully online 36-credit degree program can be completed in as little as 12 months. Students can start the program in any semester (fall, spring, or summer).

Program Overview

The fully online M.A. Instructional Design & Ed Tech (IDET) program is designed for students seeking opportunities in instructional design, instructional technology, educational media, and applied research in learning settings (e.g., PK-12, higher education, museums/libraries/non-profits, and other industry training environments). The program standards target competencies based on current industry needs in positions such as instructional designer, instructional technologist, learning experience designer, digital leader, curriculum developer, and learning management system (LMS) specialist. This practitioner-focused program integrates innovative case based learning in collaboration with our industry and education partners.

Program Advantages

Fully Online

Students may start this 36-credit fully online degree program in any semester.

Career Paths

Preparation for positions as an instructional designer, curriculum specialist, curriculum coordinator, digital leader, instructional technologist, educational media specialist, and Learning Management System (LMS) specialist.


Targeted competencies based on current industry needs and relevant standards.

Individually tracked pathways for students to earn digital badges (micro credentials) for specific skills.


Personalized attention from seasoned faculty with tuition as low as $13,428*.  Waivers available for out-of-state tuition.

*Prices subject to change. Graduate tuition waivers may be available to in-state students.

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