Learning Design and Technology, Master | Online (optional) | University of Hawaii at Manoa | Honolulu, United States
24 months
33648 USD/year
33648 USD/year
15600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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For nearly half a century, the Department of Learning Design and Technology (LTEC) at University of Hawaii at Manoa has provided a dynamic and high quality program for educators seeking innovative ways to integrate the latest technologies for teaching and learning.


The faculty consists of professionally and academically qualified personnel, each with many years of experience in different aspects of the Learning Design and Technology field. 

The backgrounds and experiences of the faculty complement each other so that the department can offer a strong and respected instructional and research program. As one graduate wrote on a survey asking about experience in the Learning Design and Technology program, "The biggest strength [of the program] is the LTEC faculty at University of Hawaii at Manoa. They get along well and work as a team. They truly care about the students and the growth of the program. The 'networking' is evidence of this."


There is no single job title for learning design and educational technologists in organizations, but some examples include:
  • Training coordinator
  • Instructional designer
  • Web or multimedia designer
  • Technology support specialist
  • Distance learning developer
  • Educational video producer
  • Technology director
  • Museum education specialist
  • Education software/games developer
  • Teacher/professor
  • Technology coordinator
  • Evaluation and assessment specialist
  • Human performance technologies manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Teaching/Training Technologies
  • Instructional Design and Development
  • Theory and Practice in Educational Technology
  • Ed Tech Research & Evaluation
  • Instructional Design & Technology Practicum
  • Seminar in Technology Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus, Online
  • Fully structured
  • Regular mandatory meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold or expect to hold prior to matriculation a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or an equivalent degree from a recognized non-U.S. institution of higher education.
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification pages, or a copy of the national identification card if a passport is not available.
  • Submit one transcript or academic record from each institution of higher education attended, including any study abroad or exchange programs, summer programs, and non-degree work and extension programs.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take English Language Proficiency.
  • Show proof of sufficient funding to cover all educational and living expenses, including expenses for any accompanying spouse or children. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Honolulu

1640 - 2500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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