Instructional Design and Delivery - M.S.

The field of instructional design and delivery examines methodologies and approaches used to deliver information. Instructional designers use technology to enhance learning for students in settings ranging from schools to the workplace.

Why Choose Instructional Design & Delivery?

As technology becomes more and more ingrained into all aspects of life, there is a growing need for professionals in the instructional design and development field. From corporate trainers who teach employees how to use a new software system to instructional designers who collaborate with faculty to introduce iPads into the classroom, instructional design and development skills are in high demand.

Timeless Technology

Technology changes rapidly; what is new today can quickly become obsolete. So this program is built with the future in mind. You will gain the skills to confidently integrate new technologies as they emerge. You will learn timeless instructional design techniques so that you can create an effective learning environment regardless of the technologies that come and go in the future.

The master’s degree in instructional design and delivery will allow you to:

  • Develop skills in using educational technology to teach and improve learning
  • Integrate technology into any learning environment
  • Gain competencies in the latest curriculum design techniques
  • Increase your career opportunities

Hands-On Learning

Our master’s in instructional design and delivery is not your traditional theory-based program. It is a hands-on program that teaches you the latest tools and techniques to create a technology-infused learning environment. Your coursework will culminate in a capstone design project in which you will partner with an institution or business to research and solve a real-world learning scenario.

Flexible Class Schedule

The campus program includes traditional face-to-face classes that meet once a week in the evening, plus supplemental online sessions that you can do whenever is convenient for your schedule. Additionally, one course is taught totally online to provide you with the experience of participating in and creating instructional delivery in an online format.

What Will You Learn?

This 30-credit graduate program gives you hands-on expertise in learning design and technology.

In this program, you will:

  • Evaluate effectiveness of instructional materials and media
  • Master design models like ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation)
  • Learn techniques such as storyboarding and wireframing for relevant scenario-based curriculum development
  • Become adept in using widgets, tools and interactive media in theory and project-based assignments
  • Learn more than 100 web-based tools to engage learners

The campus program offers New York State Educational Technology Certification, which is required to teach in K-12 schools anywhere in New York state. 

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What Will You Do?

We live in a technology-driven society that has revolutionized the way learners consume and retain information. Schools, universities and businesses are seeking educators who can infuse technology into the classroom and workplace in order to increase knowledge and productivity.