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
Apply to our program
Program admissions occur on a rolling deadline. Application materials include a graduate application, university transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. The Graduate Records Examination (GRE) is not required but non-native speakers of English must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). See the Graduate Catalog for details >.
Can’t commit to a master’s degree program now? Apply for our 4-course certificate program >. The courses directly transfer into the Master of Science degree program.
Learn about our program
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!
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!
- 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
|Introduction to Educational Research
|Introduction to Instructional Design and Technology
|IDT 7060 or
|Message Design or
Instructional Design and Educational Technology
|Teaching, Learning and Technology
|Models and Innovations of Educational Technology
|Educational Technology and Instructional Development
|IDT Instructional Design Process I
|Seminar in Online Instruction
|Developing Interactive Learning Environments II
IDT Master's students can begin their program during any semester. However, our sample schedule begins in the Fall.
|IDT 7060 or IDT 7061
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.