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.
Master’s Core Component – 12 credits
|ED 5000 Social Behavior in a Diverse Society||3|
|– OR –|
|ED 5005 Social Psychology and Mythology Across Cultures||3|
|ED 5010 Philosophy, Ethics, and Education||3|
|ED 5030 Research Design||3|
|– OR –|
|AD 5030 Research Design for the Professions||3|
|ED 5060 Theories of Learning and Cognitive||3|
Online Instructional Design Component – 12 credits
|ID 5010 Introduction to Instructional Design||3|
|ID 5020 Designing Online Learning Experiences||3|
|ID 5030 Instructional Strategies and Assessment||3|
|ID 5040 Technologies for Online Learning||3|
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 5060