Doctorate in IDT: K-12 Educational Technology
- 100% online
- 3 Year Graduation rate for 90% of students
- Built for working K-12 professionals
- 60 credit hours (20 courses)
Apply to Our Program
Program admissions occurs annually (following the February 15 application deadline). Application materials include a graduate school application; a personal statement specifying degree interests, professional/research goals, and program faculty the applicant wants to work with; university transcripts; Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores; two letters of recommendation; and an academic writing sample. Non-native speakers of English must also complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Start taking courses now! Apply for the 12-credit Educational Technology Certificate program > . If admitted into the IDT EdD program, all credit hours will transfer.
Learn about Our Program
The Educational Technology Doctor of Education (EdD) program in Instructional Design and Technology prepares educators and professionals to become scholars and expert practitioners in the rapidly growing field of technology integration and distance education in K-12 environments. This degree program is available entirely online.
Designed for professionals who want to better integrate technology with learning, this degree program provides the skills, experience, and expertise to help educators better examine and evaluate need, design and develop data-driven solutions, and evaluate their effectiveness. The program assists educators to become scholars and expert practitioners in a field that is dedicated to using technology, cognitive and learning science, and analytics to transform instruction, education, and training across K-12 schools. Emphasis is placed on using technology as a tool to facilitate established learning goals, making student learning more visible through technology, and using data to inform decisions.
Get an early start with a graduate certificate
Apply to our K-12 Educational Technology graduate certificate program >. You can apply at any time. All courses transfer into our masters or doctoral degree programs!
This program prepares professionals for the following careers:
- Instructional designer
- Instructional coach
- e-Learning specialist
- Technology coordinator
- Curriculum developer
- Multimedia developer
- Performance support specialist
- Higher education faculty member
- Instructional technologist
- Learning technologist
- Assessment coordinator
The doctoral program is 60 credit hours and can be completed in three years. Professionals take 2-3 courses each semester that span 7 or 14 weeks each. Small cohort sizes enable faculty to provide individual opportunities for research, mentorship, and professional development.
Program of Study
|IDT 7052||Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology|
IDT 7060 OR
|Message Design OR
Instructional Design and Educational Technology
|Teaching, Learning and Technology|
|IDT 7063||Models and Innovations of Educational Technology|
|IDT 7064||Educational Technology and Instructional Development|
|IDT 7070||Instructional Design Process I|
|IDT 7072||Seminar in Online Instruction|
|IDT 7074||Theories and Models of Instructional Design|
|IDT 7078||Seminar in Instructional Design and Technology|
|IDT 8092||Research and Scholarship in IDT III|
|IDT 8100||Research and Scholarship in IDT I|
|IDT 8230||Directed Writing in IDT|
|IDT 8500||Research and Scholarship in IDT II|
|IDT 8600||Doctoral Seminar in IDT Research|
|EDPR 8511||Evaluation and Measurement|
|EDPR 8541||Stats I|
|EDPR 8561||Qualitative Research in Education|
|Summer #1||Fall #1||Spring #1||Summer #2||Fall #2||Spring #2||Summer #3||Fall #3||Spring #3|
|IDT 7052||IDT 7070||IDT 7060/7061||IDT 7072||IDT 7064||IDT 7062||IDT 7078||IDT 8600||ICL 9000|
|IDT 7074||IDT 7063||IDT 8500||IDT 8092||EDPR 8561||EDPR 8511||IDT 8230||IDT 8600||ICL 9000|
|IDT 8100||EDPR 8541|
Professionals in this online degree program do not pay out-of-state tuition! Visit the Tuition Estimator > to plan your graduate studies budget (select eRate under Resident Status).