Online Graduate Program Details

The online Master of Education in Learning & Instructional Design (MeD 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.

This program is designed for professionals in Corporate Training, Professional Development, Instructional Design, K-12 and Higher Education. Education degree or licensure is not required for admission to this program.

Online MEd LID Degree Requirements

This graduate program requires 36 credit hours of coursework:

  • Core Curriculum: 21 credit hours
  • Elective Courses: 12 credit hours
  • These/Non-Thesis Work: 3 credit hours

Key Program Features

Students will master the principles behind instructional content and delivery, program design and instructional leadership. Elective courses allow for an individualized program plan based on personal and professional interests.

  • Learn instructional design processes and learning theories
  • Gain advanced knowledge of communication methods, media and technology
  • Build a foundation and conceptual framework for the program design process
  • Develop instructional strategies and skills to facilitate learning at all levels
  • Use educational media and emerging technologies to enhance learning

Application & Admission Requirements

Application Requirements

Official transcripts submitted to WSU Graduate School: GPA calculated based on the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework


Evidence of Involvement in teaching, training, instructional design or recommendation by the Graduate Committee.


Show potential to graduate work by one of the following:
- WSU Teacher Education Graduate (Minimum GPA 2.75)
- Graduate from NCATE Accredited Program (3.0 GPA or better)
- Alternative evidence documenting academic aptitude


Admission Priority Deadlines
• Fall Semester- July 1
• Spring Semester-December 1

Apply Now: Graduate School Online Application
• Create an account
• Begin the Online Application Form
• Upload transcripts and required materials
• Pay application fee- application cannot be submitted without payment. The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.



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