12 months
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
1431 USD/credit 42930 USD/year
543 USD/credit 16290 USD/year
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Students in the Learning Design and Technology program from George Mason University will be able to perform these functions individually and as part of interdisciplinary design teams using a variety of methodologies, learning technologies and digital courseware development packages.

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This  Learning Design and Technology program from George Mason University is designed to equip students in various industry contexts to work collaboratively with business leaders and subject matter experts to identify opportunities and recommend solutions to address learning needs; apply new and emerging technologies to design, develop, and implement innovative solutions to learning and performance problems; and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of learning interventions using metrics, measures and analytics that align with business objectives.

Key Features 

  • The School of Education (SOED) offers a doctoral degree, several master’s and bachelor’s degrees, as well as many accelerated master's programs, minors, undergraduate and graduate certificates. 
  • Within each degree program students have the option to choose a concentration that best meets their interests or needs. Additionally, students may pursue coursework leading to initial teacher licensure. Students can pursue a Master’s degree and one graduate certificate concurrently.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Instructional Design and Technology 
  • Advanced Instructional Design and Technology 
  • Instructional Technology Foundations and Theories of Learning
  • Instructional Design
  • Business of Learning Design and Technologies
  • Advanced Instructional Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned baccalaureate and/or graduate degree from an institution of higher education accredited by a Mason-recognized U.S. institutional accrediting agency, or international equivalent, verified from official transcripts.
  • Enrollment beyond the first semester in any graduate program requires official transcripts showing degree conferral from all previously earned degrees, including undergraduate bachelor's degrees and higher, as well as any graduate coursework that you wish to be applied to your Mason degree program.
  • A minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale in baccalaureate study.
  • The GPA requirement may be higher for some graduate programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42930 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 543 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 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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