Online Instructional Design

Master of Education

The Master of Education (MEd) in Online Instructional Design will provide professionals from a variety backgrounds with the knowledge and hands-on practice needed to design online learning experiences for a variety of audiences. Throughout our program, there will be numerous opportunities to integrate your professional experiences into your learning, apply your course assignments to your current professional activities, and actively engage with other professionals in the development of online learning experiences.

Our graduate program will enable you to plan, manage, and create effective online learning experiences, allowing you to pursue rewarding careers in instructional design or expand your current work in education or training. Taught by practicing online instructors and instructional designers, the five-course graduate certificate may be completed in as little as three terms, or earn your master’s degree.

Use the Course Planning Matrix to see when Online Instructional Design courses will be offered.

Curriculum Requirements

Master’s Core Component – 12 credits

Online Instructional Design Component – 12 credits

Elective Component* – 6 credits

Choose 6 credits with advisor approval.

Capstone Experience – 3 credits

Total for MEd in Online Instructional Design – 33 credits

*Suggested electives: AL 5070, AL 5080, AL 5090, AL 5150, BU 5165, CE 5120, CE 5150, CE 5160, CE 5310, CE 5700, ED 5140, ED 5350, ED 5620, ND 5000, ND 5020 or ND 5060Arts & Technology Cluster