M.S. in Education in Instructional Technology - Adult Learning/Higher EdKaplan University

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M.S. in Education in Instructional Technology - Adult Learning/Higher Ed

The integration of technology within education and training and development is expected to increase demand for educational professionals in many industries.* Kaplan University’s Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology is designed to build professional knowledge and expertise in the design, development, and evaluation of instructional programs and materials. The program’s core courses teach design and development skills in the areas of technology, pedagogy, and management principles and practices. We offer both K-12 and adult learning specializations to help ensure your degree plan is relevant to your career path and goals. The adult learning specialization is further divided into two sub specializations that address higher education institutions and organizations, such as corporate, nonprofit, and military training environments, where the learning contexts are significantly different. Curriculum is updated regularly and faculty members all have PhDs and bring years of educational and practical experience to the classroom ensuring your knowledge is current and the experience is engaging. For over 75 years, Kaplan University has helped students meet their higher education goals, and we believe that with your talent, commitment, and a new degree, you can become empowered to pursue your career goals as well.†   

Study the design and practice of effective online curriculum, as well as multimedia development and implementation, to prepare to pursue instructional designer, instructional technologist, and media developer positions in higher education.*

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Instructional Coordinators, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/Education-Training-and- Library/Instructional-coordinators.htm; Training and Development Manager, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/management/training-and-development-managers.htm. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

†Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.

AccreditationKaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
RequirementsApplicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the Department of Education.
Delivery FormatEntirely Online
Education LevelMaster