Master of Science in Designing Instructional and Educational Technology

Jose S. - Class of 2022
Jose S. - Class of 2022


Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
The MS in Designing Educational and Instructional Technology program includes four-week courses.
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Program Overview

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Impact and enhance student learning experiences and explore the changes and opportunities that technology presents to modern education by pursuing a Master of Science in Designing Educational and Instructional Technology. This degree program will prepare you with the skills and tools needed to succeed in this exciting field.

Throughout the Master of Science in Instructional Technology program, you’ll experience application of emerging technologies to resolve instructional problem, and learn to use their newfound knowledge and skills to improve instruction, whether in education, business, industry, or government. You’ll also receive extensive technical training and learn to integrate multimedia elements into simulations, virtual worlds, and learning objectives.

This learning technology degree opens the door for a career in education in K-12 technology coordination in public, private, home school, and virtual school instruction settings, including in online instruction in higher education.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply learning theory, instructional theory, and interactive communication theory using various technology methods across disciplines to prepare students for lifelong learning.
  • Apply interdisciplinary elements from technology, psychology, and computer-assisted interactive communications.
  • Construct an instructional module requiring students to use and display appropriate theories and methodologies to include literary and communicative skills.
  • Present effective teaching methods for adult learners using available technologies.
  • Develop the social, political, economic, and global implications of web-based instruction to include tools for group processes and collaboration.
  • Demonstrate professional ethics as well as cultural and global awareness to be responsible citizens in a diverse society to include how technology education may contribute to each.

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