The Program

The Master of Science in Instructional Technology and Distance Education (ITDE) program provides skills in distance education, instructional media, instructional design, and training. It is designed for working professionals who wish to obtain positions of leadership in education and training skills and for those who wish to become instructional designers, trainers, e-learning specialists, and media professionals.

Primary Audience of this degree

Practicing professionals with background in teaching, administration, media specialist, information specialist, trainers (government, corporate, managers, and supervisors), instructional technologists, curriculum developers, staff development specialists, distance education program coordinators with basic experience in the use of instructional technology and/or distance education.

Program Goals/Learning Outcomes

This program aims to impart the following skills:

•Media production and utilization skills

• Instructional design competencies

•Distance education course and program design and delivery competencies

• Instructional technology and distance education management, assessment, and evaluation abilities

•Research and evaluation competencies

• Leadership skills