Instructional Systems Technology

M.S.Ed. in Instructional Systems Technology (Residential)

The M.S.Ed. in Instructional Systems Technology provides an in-depth introduction to analyzing, designing, developing and evaluating educational tools, programs and systems and prepares the graduate for an entry level position in the field of practice. The program is completed on campus; students entering the program are expected to exhibit basic skills with common computer applications. With the approval of the department, online courses may be included in the program with preference for 3 credits or fewer to be taken online.

Degree Requirements:

Major Requirements (21 cr.)

  • R511 Instructional and Performance Technologies Foundations (3 cr.)
  • R521 Design and Development of Instructional and Performance Interventions (3 cr.)
  • R541 Instructional Development and Production: Design Thinking (3 cr.)
  • R561 Evaluation of Instructional and Performance Improvement Systems (3 cr.)
  • R621 Analysis for Instructional & Performance Improvement (3 cr.)
  • R686 Internship in Instructional Systems Technology (6 cr., may be taken two times for 3 credits each)

Major Electives (6 cr.)
Any two additional Instructional Systems Technology (R) courses, including W505 Portfolio with the exception of workshop courses.

Outside Electives (9 cr.)
Must be graduate-level courses outside the Instructional Systems Technology program, selected in consultation with the student’s academic advisor.

Requirement for Graduation
Professional portfolio developed for the review of the departmental Portfolio Committee. Residential students complete the portfolio independently with guidance from an advisor and do not receive course credit unless R505 Professional Portfolio in Instructional Systems Technology has been approved by the advisor as an Major Elective.

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