Master'sLearning and Instructional Design

The Master of Education (MEd) in learning and instructional design from Wichita State offers career-advancing knowledge and skills for K-12 educators and corporate trainers in virtually any organization. You'll master the principles behind instructional content and delivery, program design and instructional leadership—preparing you for a promotion or new career in public or private sectors.

            The program features:

  • A flexible online format
  • Instruction in best practices in education and corporate training
  • Elective courses based on your career goals

Learn how Learning and Instructional Design
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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

In addition to Graduate School admission requirements, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate from the WSU teacher education program with a minimum GPA of 2.750 in the last 60 credit hours; OR
  • Graduate from an accredited program with a minimum 3.000 GPA in the last 60 credit hours; OR
  • Provide alternative evidence that documents academic aptitude; OR
  • Provide evidence of involvement in teaching, training and/or program design, or recommendation by the graduate program committee.


The MEd in learning and instructional design is a 30-credit-hour, completely online program. Core curriculum consists of 15 credit hours of foundational coursework, 3 credit hours of thesis or non-thesis work and 12 credit hours of electives.


A graduate degree from Wichita State's College of Applied Studies will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a positive impact in the classroom—and on your career.

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