• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Instructional Design program offered by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is oriented toward trainers, instructional designers, e-learning specialists, and teachers. Graduates effectively apply current and emerging technologies to solve learning and performance problems in varied training and school settings.


The Instructional Design program offered by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi allows students a considerable amount of flexibility to explore areas of personal interest. As an IDET student, you will work with your faculty advisor to develop a program of study emphasizing the aspects of Educational Technology you wish to focus on in your career.

This degree can be taken in either of two delivery modes: online or resident-based. The online or resident-based delivery modes allow students to work with the faculty advisors to develop a program of study that emphasizes development of skills and knowledge in a specific aspect of instructional design and educational technology fitting to each student's learning and career goals in K-12, higher ed, or adult learning environments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Studies in Equality of Educational Opportunities
  • Instructional Design & Educational Technology Foundations
  • Computer Applications in Education
  • Instructional Hypermedia
  • Instructional Design
  • Instructional Design Applications
  • Internet Resources in Education and Training
  • Strategies for Technology Integration
  • Design Strategies for Online Instruction and Learning Management Systems 
  • Instructional Materials Development for Learning Management Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Apply for Admission via Apply Texas Application
  • An applicant may defer admission to an earlier/later semester.
  • $50 for US citizen, $70 for International Students
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate course work taken at any accredited college or university attended (International applicants will be required to submit relevant International transcripts)
  • Official GRE scores (Within five years of the date of application)
  • Essay (at least 300 words in length which includes educational and professional goals and the potential areas of interest)
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores are required for international applicants from countries where English is not the native language.
  • Three letters of recommendation

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    198 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 198 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a variety of academically competitive scholarships for all students. The Scholarship Office assists students with the application process. The liaison also coordinates the process of manages and awarding scholarships.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.