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Instructional Design and Technology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
Educators are looking for ways to integrate emerging technologies into curriculum to create the best learning environments for students at all levels. Instructional designers and technologists come alongside instructors to first understand the needs of their learners and then to design the most effective teaching materials. The Instructional Design and Technology program is offered by Bellevue University.
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Overview

The Instructional Design and Technology program at Bellevue University prepares you to design and strategically incorporate technology into innovative learning experiences for:

  • Higher education curriculum
  • Faculty training and development
  • Corporate training and development
  • K-12 education - teachers
  • Online learning environments
  • Adult learners and nontraditional students

In the online instructional design and technology graduate program, you will evaluate emerging technologies for practical applications within your organization. Throughout the course design process, you’ll implement best practices to strengthen learning outcomes for diverse types of learners in a variety of settings.

Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the Master’s in Instructional Design and Technology program, you will have an understanding of the differences in the ways individuals learn and the different needs for face-to-face, blended, and online or distance learning. 

As part of your degree program, you will have an opportunity to build an e-portfolio with your instructional design projects to showcase your skills and knowledge. Upon completion of the degree program graduates will be able to:

  • Integrate innovative design practices and technologies into a variety of learning and educational environments appropriate to how students learn.
  • Apply a mastery of research and evidenced-based instructional design models and principles to the design, development, and implementation of technology-rich programs that model best practices and align with learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrate leadership and collaboration capabilities in the conducting of an application of research, planning, management, and evaluation of instructional design and educational technology projects and programs.
  • Model the safe and ethical use of technology through demonstrated copyright compliance, ADA accessibility, and the development of appropriate privacy protections within designs.
  • Apply needs analysis to the development of instruction and the integration of technology to ensure learner success.
  • Integrate current and emerging technology into instructional design, demonstrating a clear alignment between technology chosen and learning objectives.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Instructional Design
  • Foundations of Education and Training 
  • ePortfoIio Design Term I Project
  • Applied Research and Analysis
  • Introduction to Instructional Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    585 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 585 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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