M.Sc. Online

Instructional Design & Technology

Brandeis University

12 months
53498 USD/year
53498 USD/year
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Instructional Design & Technology at Brandeis University encompasses the creation of dynamic learning content for online delivery. The field is growing rapidly in private, governmental and nonprofit settings alike as organizations seek to optimize and adapt their learning content to online and mobile platforms.


Learning outcomes

Designed for working Instructional Design & Technology professionals at Brandeis University looking to advance their careers along with their educational goals, our online MS in Instructional Design stands apart because it equips students to:

  • Design, facilitate and assess courses and programs, applying evidence-based learning science.
  • Evaluate and integrate instructional technologies in diverse settings.
  • Lead instructional design and technology teams and projects.


Brandeis University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Institutions of Higher Education reaffirmed Brandeis University’s accreditation in fall 2006.
The NEASC Commission commended GPS on the quality of its online programs, on the uniform content and quality between online and classroom-based courses of the same course title, and on the attention given to advising and support for students enrolled in online courses.Many online degrees at other institutions lack accreditation. We’re proud to say that all programs at Brandeis Graduate Professional Studies are accredited.

Programme Structure

Required courses

  • Principles of Online Instructional Design
  • Foundations of Instructional Technology for E-Learning
  • Digital Ethics & The Legal Landscape of Instructional Design
  • Advanced Instructional Design & Assessment Strategies
  • Managing Instructional Design Projects
  • Instructional Design and Technology Practicum

Possible electives

  • Learning Management Systems for Course Development
  • Interactive Multimedia Courseware Design
  • Learning Analytics for the Online Classroom
  • Social Media and Collaboration Technology in Organizations
  • Innovation and User-Centered Design

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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