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Connect to Your Future in Instructional Design

WSU’s online M. Ed in Learning and Instructional Design offers advanced education in effectively applying emerging technologies and media into course design and delivery.

This professional program is designed for K-12 Educators, Instructional Designers, HIgher Education Professionals and Corporate Trainers.

 Be prepared to plan, direct, and manage innovative learning environments for students of all types.

Advance Your Career with a Masters Degree

The online Master of Education in Learning and Instructional Design prepares educators and professionals by going beyond traditional Curriculum & Instruction programs. Students will become highly skilled educational leaders by learning how to apply emerging technologies and media into course design and delivery.

Key Program Features

Students will master the principles behind instructional content and delivery, program design and instructional leadership.

Specialization Areas

Elective courses allow specialization in the following areas on personal and professional interests.

  • Educational Technology
  • Interdisciplinary STEM Education
  • Literacy
  • ESOL
  • Interdisciplinary, student-designed focus

 

About the Program

The online Master of Education in Learning & Instructional Design (M.Ed. LID) degree at Wichita State University is an enhancement of the traditional Curriculum and Instruction program, bringing focus to the application of emerging technology in course design and delivery.

Education degree or licensure is not required for admission to this program.

Customized curriculum for professionals in:

  • K-12 Education
  • Higher Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Corporate Education and Training

View: Course Descriptions

MEd LID Requirements

This graduate program requires 30 credit hours of coursework:

  • Core Curriculum: 15 credit hours
  • Specialization Courses: 12 credit hours
  • Thesis/Capstone: 3 credit hours

Specialization Courses students to choose 12 credit hours of coursework in the following areas:

  • Educational Technology
  • Interdisciplinary STEM Education
  • Literacy
  • ESOL
  • Interdisciplinary, student-designed
How much does it cost?

$406.94 per credit hour*

*Based on 2019-2020 tuition rates and are subject to change.

What careers could I advance to?

A Master’s of Education in Learning & Instructional Design can open you up to an array of opportunities in a growing and in-demand field.

Typical careers include:

  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Instructional Designer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Learning Strategies Director
  • Educational Consultant

Application and Admission Requirements 

Graduate School Application
  1. Complete the online application for admission on the Graduate School Application Portal.
  2. Minimum 3.0 GPA based on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework is required.
Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission to this program need to show potential to do graduate work by meeting ONE of the following: 

          • Be a graduate of the WSU teacher education program with at least a 2.75 GPA
          • Be a graduate from an NCATE accredited program with at least a 3.00 GPA
          • Score at least 152 in Verbal reasoning and 153 in Quantitative reasoning on the GRE
          • Achieve a minimum score of 40 on the MAT
          • Provide alternative evidence of academic aptitude.

Provide a statement of your involvement of teaching, training, instructional design, or a recommendation from the Graduate Committee.

Application Materials

Pay the Graduate School Application Fee.

Attach required application documents in Application Requirement section on the Graduate School Application Portal.

Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester: July 15
  • Spring Semester: December 1

 

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