Instructional Design and Learning Technology, Master of Science with a Concentration in Online Learning Design (M.S.)
The master’s degree in Instructional Design and Learning Technology prepares students to efficiently enter the profession as those who employ systematic, evidence-based approaches to designing and developing instructional products and experiences across multiple diverse environments. Students will acquire not only specialized foundational and theoretical knowledge of the field, but also hone relevant, industry-accepted skills while making connections with current practitioners. Because nearly every course culminates in development of a professional instructional product, students can be assured they are gaining relevant experience as well as curating a demonstrable portfolio showcasing their talents and abilities, a critical factor in many hiring decisions.
Applicants for admission to the Master of Instructional Design and Learning Technology program must:
- Meet all admission requirements of the Graduate School;
- Hold a bachelor’s or masters’ degree
- Have a 2.5 overall undergraduate GPA. Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement for admission must submit official GRE scores to be considered for Probationary Admission. Applicants with Masters’ degree can submit undergraduate or graduate transcripts.
- Submit 2 letters of recommendation;
- Write a letter of intent on why they want to pursue this degree.
International students, please see application/admission instructions at: https://gradschool.eku.edu/Intl_students.
|IDL 800||Intro to Instructional Design||3|
|IDL 801||Instructional Design Mastery||3|
|IDL 802||Data-Driven Decision Making||3|
|IDL 820||Field Internship 1||3|
|IDL 821||Portfolio and Exit Review||3|
|Choose from 15 hours of the following: 2||15|
|Multimedia for Learning|
|Online Learning Design|
|Game Design for Learning|
|Instruction for Diverse Learne|
|Training the Modern Workforce|
|Graphic Design for Learning|
|User Experience Design|
|Foundations in ProTech Writing|
|Tests & Measurements|
Advisor approved elective
|Students must select one of the following Concentrations:|
|Online Learning Design||12|
User Experience Design
Current working professionals in the instructional design, training and learning development, or other similar fields may take another elective in lieu of completing the internship (IDL 820 Field Internship). (Please contact the department head regarding the waiver process.)
Some of the elective courses listed above are grouped to provide two concentrations to meet the student’s professional needs/interests.
|IDL 810||Multimedia for Learning||3|
|IDL 811||Online Learning Design||3|
|IDL 813||Instruction for Diverse Learne||3|
|IDL 814||Training the Modern Workforce||3|