24 months
9094 USD/year
9094 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The online Instructional Technology Degree (MSIT) Program from The University of Southern Mississippi is designed to provide professionals with the expertise needed to enhance teaching and learning through the use of technology.


Key facts:

  • The Instructional Technology program from The University of Southern Mississippi is designed to be a flexible, 30-credit hour curriculum that can be completed as an online degree or on campus – whatever best fits your individual schedule and needs. Both online and face-to-face classes are taught by the same professor and have the same requirements, thus quality of instruction will never be questioned.
  • We also offer this degree in a hybrid format. Additionally, take your education even further with USM’s hybrid format Instructional Technology and Design Online degree PhD program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research 
  • Instructional Design and Development 
  • Technology in Education 
  • Digital Communications in Education 
  • Instructional Strategies of Online Teaching 
  • Web Development and Assessment
  • Digital Publishing and Visual Design 
  • Multimedia Design and Development 
  • Foundations of Instructional Technology 
  • Ethics and Issues in Instructional Technology 
  • Instructional Multimedia Design

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


  • Semi-structured
  • Exams and graduation only
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant must provide evidence, by official transcript, of a grade point average of at least 2.75 (figured on “A” equals 4.0 scale) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate study.
  • The applicant must have competitive official GRE, GMAT, Praxis, MCAT or LSAT scores (all sections) (<10 years old) submitted to Southern Miss. Students whose native language is not English must meet the university’s minimum requirements of TOEFL or IELTS score.
  • The applicant must submit current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) via the online application.
  • The applicant must have at least three letters of recommendation submitted from persons who are qualified to assess the applicant’s readiness for graduate work.
  • The applicant must submit a Statement of Qualification (SOQ) specifying areas of interest and career goals. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    9094 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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