General Program Specialization - M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology

General Program

This specialization offers a core of education, instructional design, research, project management, and evaluation courses designed to give you a well-rounded education with direct application in the workplace. With a heavy emphasis on leadership, problem-solving skills, and hands-on design experience, this specialization provides a solid foundation for career success.

Embedded in the specialization is a certificate in Instructional Design that you will automatically earn after completing the fifth course. Earning this certificate demonstrates to potential employers the skills you have already gained and to your current employer just how far you have already progressed. Upon graduation, you can also earn an additional certificate in either or both Training and Performance Improvement or Online Learning.

Completion Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits
    • Core courses (27 sem. credits)
    • Capstone (3 sem. credits)
  • ePortfolio 

Estimated time to completion is 20 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

Core Courses

Capstone Course

Technology Requirements

In addition to Walden’s general technical requirements, this program requires the following:

  • Windows XP/Vista  or Mac OS X

There are also free, downloadable software programs that may be required in order to complete the course and program requirements.

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