M.Sc. On Campus

Instructional Design and Technology

12 months
683 USD/credit 24588 USD/year
683 USD/credit 24588 USD/year
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The Instructional Design and Technology program of The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance, and provides a multidisciplinary area of study that draws students from many backgrounds. Instructional designers understand and utilize technologies as both product and process.


Given the diverse career tracks in instructional design, this program offers students the flexibility to customize their course of study based on individual goals and interests. Graduates of the program are well prepared to practice their unique, multidisciplinary profession in a variety of settings, including businesses, K-12 schools, higher education, government and military, or to pursue doctoral studies.

Who enrolls in this program?

Students who enroll in the Instructional Design and Technology program of The University of Tampa intend to pursue careers as experts in the design, development, implementation and evaluation of instructional resources to improve learning and performance in multiple environments. Candidates come from a broad array of backgrounds, including communications, psychology, management and education, among other areas of specialization, but share a common interest in designing creative solutions to learning needs.

What are the benefits of the M.S. in Instructional Design program?

  • Cutting-edge, multidisciplinary curriculum
  • Rigorous coursework prepares graduates for highly skilled careers
  • Professional networking and growth provided through classroom interactions
  • Mentorship and career support from expert faculty members who hold doctorate degrees in the field
  • Opportunities to build a professional portfolio to support job seeking
  • Course specialization in individual areas of interest
  • Exponential job growth predicted in the field

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Instructional Design
  • Theories of Learning and Cognition for Instruction
  • Inquiry and Measurement
  • Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology
  • Systematic Instructional Design
  • Instructional Games and Simulations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The university has rolling admissions. We recommend the following dates as guidelines:

  • Fall Intake: by the end of May.
  • Spring Intake: by the end of October.


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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Application fee of $40
  • Official transcripts for all previous college work received directly from each institution
  • Two reference forms
  • Résumé
  • Personal statement addressing the reason for seeking an advanced degree
  • TOEFL for those applicants whose primary language is not English
  • Interview (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 683 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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