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Instructional Design and Technology, M.A.

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The IUP Master’s Degree in Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) is a new program built on over 40 years of experience in adult education and 20 years of experience in instructional design.  The IDT program employs a theory-to-practice approach that encourages students to relate course content to their careers and specific areas of interest. 


Prepare for a career in instructional design, distance education, and the development of online courses for business and industry, higher education, health care, government, and many other professional settings.

Choose whether you want to complete the thesis or non-thesis option. Acquire a balance of academic expertise and practical field experience. Develop knowledge and skills in a variety of topics, including:

Programme Structure

The courses include:

  • Instructional design
  • Learning management systems
  • Distance education technology
  • Adult learning and development
  • Program planning
  • Leadership
  • Distance education pedagogy
  • Program evaluation
  • Website design 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Please follow the following steps to submit your online application to IUP:

  • Apply online using your Admissions Profile.   
    Note: After creating your profile, you can view the current status of the items needed to complete your application.

  • Submit your nonrefundable $50 application fee (via the IUP Marketplace).

  • Request official transcripts from every college or university attended, including institutions from which a degree was not earned

  • Write and upload a goal statement

  • Request two letters of recommendation* using the online request form available on your Admissions Profile. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    483 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 483 USD per year and a duration of .
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Living costs for Indiana

  • 1000 - 1500 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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