Online Master’s Degrees in Instructional Technology
Graduates may seek employment or pursue additional education and enroll in a doctoral-level degree program in instructional technology. Master’s-level graduates may find employment opportunities in education and business.
- Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
- Program Length: One to two years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Employment or Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 20% (2010-2020)*
The curriculum within an online master’s degree program in instructional technology may include major-specific courses as well as electives pertaining to course design. In these upper-level programs, students may complete courses in multimedia production, emerging technologies, and instructional design. Core instructional technology courses may include the following:
- Multimedia Authoring
- Computer Coordinating
- Curriculum Design and Development
- Language Arts and Technology
- Interactive Technologies
- Instructional Design
- Technology Planning
Master’s-level instructional technology graduates may find employment opportunties in education and business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for those pursuing careers as instructional coordinators are expected to increase by 20% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Multimedia Coordinator
- Instructional Designer
- Director of Information Technology
- Instructional Coordinator
Graduates of online master’s degree programs in instructional technology may pursue additional education and enroll in a graduate degree program. These research-heavy PhD programs may provide students with additional training on effective communication, decision-making diversity, and program evaluation.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*
- MS in Education - Educational Psychology
- MS in Instructional Technology (K-12)
- MS in Education in Instructional Technology - Adult Learning-Organizations
- Instructional Design & Technology
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- M. Ed. in Teaching & Learning in Education Technology