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Instructional Design Masters Online

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  •  e-Learning Design 
  • Measuring Learning & Performance 
  • Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations
  • Project Management for Instructional Design 
  • Applied Project in Instructional Design

Why Pursue an Instructional Design Masters Online at Saint Leo University?

The College of Education & Social Services' online MS in Instructional Design provides an advanced study in the systematic design of instruction. By earning a Master's in Instructional Design you will be able to effectively balance family, work and your studies while taking your career to the next level.

The dynamic instructional design masters online program prepares you to design, develop, implement, and evaluate efficient and effective instructional experiences for a variety of settings, including corporate training, military, adult learning, and higher education.

Courses are guided by professional standards in the field, the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (IBSTPI) focus on the development of specialized skills to develop curricula for the 21st century learner.

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The Saint Leo Difference

Saint Leo University is a nationally recognized leader in education, founded in 1889 and accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Saint Leo has built a solid reputation in the educational community for our quality programs that produce tomorrow's master teachers and educational leaders.

A commitment to a set of core values is the cornerstone of Saint Leo University. Our mission is to offer a practical, effective model for life and leadership in a challenging world. It is a model designed with working adults in mind offering highly personalized attention, flexible learning opportunities, and a solid foundation for personal fulfillment and career advancement.

Our online instructors are current practitioners in the field and regular presenters at national and international conferences.

Flexibility for the working professional

Wherever you are on your journey, Saint Leo will meet you there. Turn any computer into a vibrant interactive classroom – day or night. Saint Leo provides students with the opportunity to advance their education without having to travel to a traditional campus – no conventional classroom attendance is required. Set your own weekly study schedule anywhere, anytime. All of our online students receive the same educational degrees as campus-based students, benefiting from faculty who are experienced professionals.

Contact your Graduate Admissions Counselor for more information on fitting a master's degree into your life.

Additional education, licensure or certifications, and work experience may be required.

Instructional Design FAQ's

Where can you work with a degree in Instructional Design?

Instructional design is used to create education and training programs for schools, private companies, government and military agencies. If you're interested in developing materials to help others learn, and you have an aptitude for technology, you may find new career opportunities as a:

  • Instructional designer and developer
  • Curriculum specialist or coordinator
  • Instructional specialist or coordinator
  • Corporate trainer
  • Learning strategies director
  • Project manager
  • Educational consultant

What is Instructional Design? 

In the broadest sense, instructional design is the creation of instructional materials. But beyond that, an instructional design degree prepares graduates to carefully consider how students learn and what materials and methods will most effectively help individuals achieve their academic goals.

The instructional design online master’s degree program at Saint Leo University, for example, prepares you to design, develop, implement, and evaluate efficient and effective instructional experiences for a variety of settings, including corporate training, military, adult learning, and higher education.

What does an Instructional Designer do? 

A student who graduates with an instructional design degree could go on to become a corporate trainer. Similarly, they could also become a curriculum specialist, project manager or editorial consultant. We have also had students pursue careers as a learning strategies director as well as other professional fields. 

How to become an Instructional Designer?

The first step in becoming an instructional designer is to earn your degree in the field. Typically, our master’s program graduates have been successful in finding work opportunities after completing our program at Saint Leo University.

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