M.S.Ed. in Instructional Systems Technology (Residential or Online)
Design effective instructional materials and implement effective strategies for workplace learning and performance improvement.
This degree provides you with an in-depth introduction to analyzing, developing and evaluating educational tools, programs and systems to be used in education or training settings. This 36-minimum-credit-hour program includes coursework, an optional internship, and a year-long studio project conducted under faculty supervision.
The Residential program is delivered as a studio program where student teams work under faculty mentorship on a year-long project sharing workspace in the Master’s Studio. You’ll be able to apply what you learn in foundation courses while gaining real-world experience during your capstone project.
In addition to completion of all course work, you are required to submit a professional portfolio profiling your skills, abilities, and achievements.
International students are encouraged to apply early to allow extra time for their materials to arrive.
The Graduate Studies Office will accept unofficial transcripts and self-reported test scores for admission reviews. Any admission made with these documents would be conditioned on receipt of official documents, which should be provided as soon as possible.
Note: If you are currently enrolled or have applied in the past year, you are eligible for a reduced application fee of $35. Learn more »
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 out of 4.00
Completed online application that includes:
Resume (required from international students only)
Two letters of recommendation
GRE scores are required only if applicant does not have a degree from an accredited U.S. institution
Minimum 79 TOEFL score or minimum 6.5 IELTS score (international students only)
A degree in instructional systems technology has applications not just in educational settings, but in corporations, government, military, and nonprofit organizations.
As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to solve instructional problems and to tackle human performance issues, from training factory workers to use new equipment to developing a change management plan for introducing new management practices in a global company