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Instructional Design and Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 months
    Duration
University rank #759 (BCR) Online
The Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology is an interdisciplinary program housed within the College of Education and draws upon a team of outstanding faculty with expertise, training and experience in instructional technology, design and educational practice with applications for teaching, learning, training and curriculum development. 
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Overview

The Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology (MSIDT) program is designed to prepare professionals who wish to further their skills and education in instructional design at the national and international levels. Graduate students learn to use emerging technologies for teaching, learning, training and curriculum development. Graduate students develop skills in project management, learning management systems, collaboration, written communication, technology enabled media literacy, research, critical thinking and problem solving. The MSIDT Program is fully online and provides a cohort structure that enhances the student-centered community of learners. It also includes two orientation meetings where students meet classmates, faculty, determine research agendas and collaborate. A challenging and rigorous educational environment provides graduate students with faculty mentoring and professional networking by a vibrant active Alumni Chapter Association.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Foundations of Instructional Design and Web Authoring Tools 
  • Research Practices in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Instructional Design 1: Issues in ELearning and the Design Process 
  • Learning Theories for Postsecondary and Adult Instructional Settings 
  • Instructional Design 2: Advanced Issues in Implementation, Management and Program Evaluation 
  • Instructional Strategies and Universal Design Issues in Learning Environments 
  • Systematic Approaches to Web and Multimedia Design and Development 
  • Systematic Approaches to Web and Multimedia Design and Development 
  • Trends, Emerging Technologies and Issues in Instructional Design 
  • Practicum in Instructional Design and Technology 
  • Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum grade-point average of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units attempted as documented by two official copies of transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • Students must submit a written essay on issues such as why they would be good candidates for the program, including their experience in online learning environments and curriculum development or training; time management skills, their level and types of technology skills, their technology access, ability to work independently and professional goals
  • Successfully complete an interview designed to assess their level of technology knowledge, skills, abilities to be an online learner and professional goals

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7968 USD per year and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    7968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7968 USD per year and a duration of 21 months.
  • In-State

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7176 USD per year and a duration of 21 months.
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