[ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 23, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG ] 2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Instructional Design

Program Overview
The Master of Science in Instructional Design is a dynamic online program of study that prepares students for career opportunities in this field to design, develop, implement, and evaluate efficient and effective instructional experiences for a variety of settings, including corporate training, military, adult learning, and higher education. The courses in the program are guided by professional standards in the field and focus on the development of skills and specialized experiences in the areas of instructional design, learning theory, and relevant technology in order to be able to develop curricula for the twenty-first-century learner.

Expected Outcomes
Program graduates will be able to:
1. Use foundational knowledge and conceptual framework in order to design instruction;
2. Apply adult learning theory to course development for teaching/learning;
3. Use effective models from communication theory to enhance the ID process;
4. Use research-based practices to inform instructional strategy;
5. Design, develop, implement, and evaluate instruction for a variety of settings;
6. Develop a variety of instructional strategies and skills to be used in the design process;
7. Effectively use instructional technology and media for teaching and learning;
8. Evaluate training and instruction to ensure efficient and effective instruction and course improvement; and
9. Apply the ID process to solve real-world situations.