IT Master of Science Program

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What is IT?


What is the M.S. in IT?

The Master of Science in Instructional Technology at The University of Southern Mississippi is a unique online systematic graduate-level study program. Students can take 100% courses online or take some traditional face-to-face classes on campus based on their needs. Both online classes and face-to-face classes are taught by the same professor and have the same requirements. The program is designed for individuals who wish to become dynamic and innovative leaders in the field of instructional technology, whether they are in the private or academic sector. The mission of the Master of Science in Instructional Technology is to prepare instructional technology professionals with a strong theoretical base and practical hands-on experience in the design, development, implementation, management, and evaluation of leading-edge educational technologies.

The Master's program requires 30 hours of post-baccalaureate work depending upon the selected graduation requirement. Courses within the program focus upon different areas such as instructional design, learning theory, multimedia development, Web-based education, and technology research and administration. Thus, students graduating from the program are qualified for the field because of their spansive background in instructional technology.

Instructional Technology and Design