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Instructional Design and Technology

24 months
640 USD/credit 9600 USD/year
640 USD/credit 9600 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Instructional Design and Technology, offered by the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University, prepares students for jobs as technology integration specialists or online curriculum specialists.


Key facts

The growth in online education and training has created a demand for individuals who can apply cutting edge technologies and instructional design strategies to create quality learning experiences in public schools, higher education institutions, and corporate and non-profit organizations. 

Learning outcomes

Teachers looking for a master’s degree may also find this Instructional Design and Technology program from West Virginia University a perfect complement to undergraduate degrees.

In higher education, instructional designers develop online courses or work with faculty to create interactive classroom components. In addition, the IDT degree provides the foundation for additional doctoral study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Instructional Design
  • Instructional Delivery Systems
  • IDT Models and Theories
  • Distance Education
  • Authoring Systems
  • Technology Integration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. An undergraduate degree from an accredited university. GRE or GMAT scores 


  • a narrative describing two years of professional work experience (individuals with 2+ years of work experience can ask to have the testing requirement waived).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 640 USD per credit 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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