Master's in IDT: K-12 Educational Technology
- 100% online
- No thesis
- 10 courses
- Graduate in 4 semesters
- Built for working professionals
- Begin any semester
Our Master of Science (MS) degree in Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) provides you with the skills and experience needed to design, develop and evaluate effective PK-12 instruction in online, face-to-face and blended environments.
In this graduate program, you will study user experiences; goal, objective and skills development; effective technology use; instructional design; and organizational change. Our program works with authentic education partners to develop learning solutions, manage projects and collaborate in team-based environments.
Whether you are a current or former teacher, media specialist, school librarian, paraprofessional, instructional coach, administrator, consultant or interested in entering PK-12 education, there is a place for you in our program!
- Instructional Designer
- e-Learning Specialist
- Technology Coordinator
- Curriculum Developer
- Multimedia Developer
- Performance Support Specialist
- Instructional Consultant
- Instructional Technologist
- Learning Technologist
- Project Manager
- Assessment Coordinator
This fully online program consists of 10 courses (30-credit hours) that can be completed in four semesters!
Program of Study
|EDPR 7521||Introduction to Educational Research|
|IDT 7052||Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology|
|IDT 7060 or
|Message Design or
Instructional Design and Educational Technology
|IDT 7062||Teaching, Learning and Technology|
|IDT 7063||Models and Innovations of Educational Technology|
|IDT 7064||Educational Technology and Instructional Development|
|IDT 7070||IDT Instructional Design Process I|
|IDT 7072||Seminar in Online Instruction|
|IDT 7095||Developing Interactive Learning Environments II|
|IDT 7xxx||IDT Elective|
IDT Master's students can begin their program during any semester. However, our sample schedule begins in the Fall.
|Fall #1||Spring #1||Summer #1||Fall #2|
|IDT 7070||IDT 7060 or IDT 7061||IDT 7052||IDT 7064|
|IDT 7063||IDT 7062||IDT 7074||IDT 7095|
Students in this online degree do not pay out-of-state tuition! Visit the Tuition Estimator > to begin planning your graduate studies budget (Select eRate under Resident Status).
Program admissions occur on a rolling deadline. However, applicants should submit materials at least one month prior to their desired semester start date (Spring, Summer, or Fall).
Application materials include a cover letter, university transcripts for completed undergraduate degrees and two letters of recommendation. Non-native speakers of English must also complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The Graduate Records Examination is not required for our Masters Degree programs.
See the Graduate Catalog > for additional details.