Instructional Technology MS

Degree Requirements

Master of Science in Instructional Technology
Emphasis in Instructional Technology and Design
Graduation Requirements
Program of Study


RESEARCH AND FOUNDATIONS CORE

Course

Title

Hours

REF 601

Educational Research

3

IT 601

Foundations of Instructional Technology

3

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY CORE

Course

Title

Hours

IT 636

Instructional Systems Design

3

IT 644

Advanced Hypermedia Development

3

IT 662

Networks in Education

3

IT 648

Telecommunications in Education

3

IT 709

Administration of Instructional Technologies

3

IT 755

Web-based Instruction

3

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY and Design ELECTIVES
(Elective courses outside of IT must be approved;
failure to comply may result in courses not being accepted)

Course

Title

Hours

IT 567

Desktop Publishing

3

IT 569

Multimedia Design and Development

3

IT 610

Sociological Perspectives in IT

3

IT 645

Computers in Education

3

IT 650

Distance Learning Systems

3

IT 692

Special Problems in Instructional Technology **approval by advisor

3

IT 720

Instructional Design Principles and Theories

3

IT 740

Interactive Instructional Media

3

IT 742

Research in Instructional Systems Technology
(required for those completing a Master's Thesis)

3

IT 780

Seminar in Instructional Technology

3

IT 791

Internship in Instructional Technology

3

Two different graduation requirement options are available. For additional information and questions, please contact an IT graduate advisor.

Option 1: Capstone and Comprehensive Exam - Requires students to take IT 699 (3 hours) as an elective, plus 6 more additional hours of IT electives based upon advisor's approval.
Total program hours: 33

Option 2: Thesis - Requires students to take IT 698 (6 hours) as an elective, plus 6 more additional hours of IT electives based upon advisor's approval.
Total program hours: 33-36

The Master's program requires between 33-36 hours of post-baccalaureate work depending upon the selected graduation requirements. Courses within the program focus upon different areas such as instructional design, learning theory, multimedia development, Web-based education, technology research, and instructional administration.

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