M.Ed. On Campus Online

Instructional Design and Technology

University of North Dakota

24 months
23005 USD/year
17254 USD/year
11502 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Enhance instruction and learning at schools and colleges through effective instruction design and the use of technology with the Instructional Design and Technology program from University of North Dakota.


K-12 schools and colleges need to smartly integrate technology into instruction to ensure effective learning. By earning a master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of North Dakota, you’ll be prepared to assist instructors in designing instruction and integrating technology into their instruction to enhance student learning.

Why Earn a M.Ed. in Instructional Design Technology (IDT) at UND?

In addition to core requirements, you'll take courses in education or psychology, scholarly tools/research, electives and an area of emphasis.

The K-12 track complies with the International Society for Technology in Education standards for technology facilitators, the most widely accepted standards for technology integration in K-12 education, unique in North Dakota.

Benefit from the expertise of a diverse faculty that includes leaders in the field, including an expert in the use of digital games for the classroom and the coauthor of a leading textbook.

A scholarly project is required that addresses a practical problem or theoretical construct.

We offer a personal online experience with live evening classes (held to a 15-student maximum) and support services such as online tutoring, library and tech support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Instructional Systems Analysis and Design
  • Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of Instructional Materials
  • Technology-Based Instruction: Applications and Methods
  • Digital Media and the Internet in Schools
  • Instructional Simulations and Games

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or a junior/senior year grade point average of 3.00 for the Master of Education and Master of Science degrees, and for the certificate programs.
  • A 3.5 or better grade point average for all graduate work.
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as listed in the Graduate Academic Information section of the graduate catalog.
  • Two essay questions as part of the application process.
  • Statement of Goals
  • Essay/Personal Statement on a current issue in education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23005 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23005 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17254 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17254 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11502 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 14,608.32 USD per year

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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