Instructional Design & Technology (M.S.)
Enhance instruction and training in business, government and industry through effective instructional design and use of technology.
Businesses, government offices and other organizations need to provide ongoing job training to managers, staff and employees. By earning a master’s degree in instructional design & technology from the University of North Dakota, you’ll be prepared to work as a training designer and/or developer. You’ll also be equipped to apply theoretical knowledge to achieve best practices.
- Program type:
- Master's Degree
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 2+ years
- Credit hours:
- 34 (scholarly project option), 36 (thesis option)
Why Study Instructional Design Technology at UND?
In addition to core requirements, you'll take courses in: education or psychology, scholarly tools/research, electives and an area of emphasis.
Learn from leaders in the field, including an expert in the use of digital games for the classroom and problem-based learning. Gain practical experience with projects designed by faculty members who worked as professional instructional designers. Your instructors are committed to online learning and are available to answer your questions by phone or email.
Students choose between two alternatives:
- Thesis Option for pursuing a Ph.D.
- Scholarly Project for planning to become a professional instructional designer
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. All students receive in-state tuition.
Top Online Education Degree in the Nation
Every instructional design and technology program offers education, but not every program prepares students to make a real impact the way UND does. UND is increasingly regarded as one of the top academic and research institutions in the nation for education. We consistently rank among the best for educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.
Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top online Education program.