This instructional design and technology master’s degree program will teach you to build quality education courses and training experiences.

You’ll learn to apply theory, research, creativity, and problem-solving skills to a variety of technology applications in order to improve learning. You will also develop the skills to assess, create, and manage training materials. The combination of these skills will help you to support technology supported training in educational institutions and corporate training classrooms. Through your coursework, you will gain the experience needed to efficiently and effectively use technology and multimedia tools.

A Relevant Instructional Design and Technology Degree

When you choose to earn your degree from Walden, you’re gaining instructional design and technology training from a leading online university that uses the tools of technology to develop cutting-edge curricula. You’ll benefit from Walden’s own experience in online content development and instructional delivery. Plus, you’ll gain firsthand knowledge of a learning management system and how it is used to provide engaging and content-rich instruction.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be prepared to:

  1. Design and implement conditions for learning by applying principles, theories, and research associated with instructional systems design, message design, instructional strategies, and learner characteristics.
  2. Develop instructional materials and experiences by applying principles, theories, and research related to print, audiovisual, computer-based, and integrated technologies.
  3. Use processes and resources for learning by applying principles, theories, and research related to media utilization, diffusion, implementations, and policy making.
  4. Plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise instructional technology by applying principles, theories, and research related to project, resource, delivery system, and information management
  5. Evaluate the adequacy of instruction and learning by applying principles, theories, and research related to problem analysis, criterion references measurement, formative and summative evaluation, and long-range planning.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to facilitate equitable access to instructional materials for all learners.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to apply common technology tools to create innovative learning solutions and materials.

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Choose Your Speed: Progress at Your Pace.

You can work toward your degree at a speed that fits your schedule. This program offers two speeds to complete your program, allowing you the flexibility to progress at a pace that’s right for you:

  • Traditional: Take one course at a time. Advance through the program steadily while managing other commitments.
  • Fast Track: Take two courses at once. Focus more time on the program and complete your degree sooner.

After the first course, you can take one course at a time, earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once, or choose a combination of the two throughout the program to fit your changing needs.


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Hollis Easter

MS in Instructional Design and Technology Graduate
This program blends creativity and conceptual knowledge about how people learn with applicable real-world experience. Students gain the skills to evaluate, create, and manage technology-based learning experiences. Plus, at Walden, they are learning from an experienced leader in online content development and instructional delivery.
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