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Instructional Design and Technology

Western Illinois University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13830 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science (MS) degree in Instructional Design and Technology at Western Illinois University is designed to prepare educational technology specialists, graphic designers, instructional designers and developers, educational technologists, trainers in industry and business, and classroom teachers to develop, produce, and evaluate instructional and training materials

Overview

Instructional Design and Technology courses at Western Illinois University are offered in various formats such as online and weekend courses with hands-on experience. Graduates of the program will enter or continue careers in instructional design, interactive multimedia, computer-based graphics, and distance learning. The program also serves students interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies in instructional design and related areas.

Possible Careers

  • instructional designer
  • web-based user interface designer
  • 3D modeler
  • virtual learning designer
  • 3D animator
  • interactive multimedia designer
  • learning design consultant
  • e-learning strategist
  • web developer
  • instructional developer
  • project manager
  • technology specialist
  • web master

Why Choose Instructional Design and Technology at WIU?

The IDT MS degree program offers the flexibility for students to tailor their own program specifically to their career goals. Also, many of the courses, including all core courses, are completely online. Weekend academy courses provide hands-on experience for the working professional.

Programme Structure

  • Students pursuing the Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology will check one of the following emphases: 
  • General Instructional Design and Technology Emphasis, or 
  • Technology Specialist Emphasis.
  • Students seeking the Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology will choose the portfolio, applied project, or thesis exit option.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National students - rolling admission

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
73
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
49

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for admission to the School of Graduate Studies must hold a bachelor's degree from an institution that is accredited by the appropriate U.S. Department of Education regional institutional accrediting agency. 
  • Applicants usually apply for admission to a degree program simultaneously with admission to the School of Graduate Studies. 
  • If the applicant meets the minimum admission requirements of the School of Graduate Studies, a copy of the application materials is forwarded to the program of interest for consideration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    13830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13830 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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