Master of Education (M.Ed.)

7-week 100% online

Instructional Design and Technology

According to Glassdoor, an Instructional Designer's base salary is $64,000. The Master of Education in Instructional Design and Technology will prepare you to take a leadership role in training and development in virtually any work environment from schools and universities to hospitals, corporations and non-profits.

If you already have a Masters degree, you may be interested in the stand-alone Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design.

As a highly respected Master of Education Degree Program at the University, Instructional Design focuses on developing leadership potential, creating new career paths and enhancing existing employment opportunities. The program prepares individuals to take a leadership role in teaching and training settings, and advance their careers in academia and other training and development systems.

Program benefits

  • 6 start dates throughout the year
  • 7-week courses
  • Advance your career
  • Enhance your credentials
  • Advance your professional knowledge

Have questions?

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Career paths

  • Senior Instructional Designer
  • Senior Learning Designer
  • Instructional Systems Design
  • Director of Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Director of Training and Development
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Chief Learning Officer
  • Consultant
  • Course Design Manager
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Director of Center for Teaching & Learning
  • Director of Instructional Design Librarian
  • Director of Instructional Technology
  • Director of Learning & Performance
  • Director of Learning Design Operations


Instructional Design curriculum focuses on:

  • Instructional design
  • Instructional Systems Design (ISD)
  • Learning theories and strategies
  • Interactive learning systems
  • Adaptive and immersive learning technologies
  • Leadership development
  • Learning intervention and evaluation
  • Organizational changes and sustainability
  • Applied research skills

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BGSU College of Technology, Architecture, and Applied Engineering

You will be enrolled in and receive your degree from the College of Technology Architecture and Applied Engineering

Updated: 10/13/2023 11:39AM