24 months
25639 USD/year
19658 USD/year
13677 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Learn to assess, create and manage job training in business, government and other organizations at the University of North Dakota. Ongoing job training to managers, staff and employees is essential. By earning a master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of North Dakota, you’ll be prepared to work as a training designer or developer.


Key facts:

Learn from leaders in the field, including an expert in the use of digital games and problem-based learning. Gain practical experience with projects designed by faculty members who worked as professional instructional designers.

The Instructional Design and Technology curriculum at the University of North Dakota  is part science and part art to develop effective instruction. In addition to core requirements, you'll take courses in: education or psychology, scholarly tools/research, electives and an area of emphasis.Choose between two alternatives to earn your M.S. in Instructional Design & Technology:
  • Thesis option for pursuing a Ph.D.
  • Scholarly project for planning to become a professional instructional designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Instructional Design
  • Instructional Systems Analysis and Design
  • Instructional Design Consulting
  • Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Instructional Materials
  • Computer-Based Instruction
  • Instructional Simulations and Games

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two complete sets of official transcripts (one with English translation) for all undergraduate and graduate work attempted.
  • Official copy of your diploma or degree certificate (if you have already received your degree).
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Required English test scores (TOEFL scores older than two years are not valid and will not be accepted). All test scores must be sent directly by ETS.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25639 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25639 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    19658 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19658 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13677 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13677 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 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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