The Master of Arts in Instructional Design and Technology program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals in various settings. It enables candidates to complete courses in traditional, Web, and mixed mode (with one face-to-face meeting every other week). The program offers tracks in educational technology, instructional systems and e-learning, enabling candidates to pursue careers in business and industry, K-12 and higher education.
All three tracks of the Instructional Design and Technology MA require a minimum of 39 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. The Educational Technology MA curriculum includes 15 credit hours of instructional technology core courses, 15 credit hours of professional specialization, six credit hours of electives, and three credit hours of practicum. The Instructional Systems MA and the e-Learning MA curriculum include 15 credit hours of instructional technology core courses, 12 credit hours of professional specialization, 9 credit hours of electives, and three credit hours of practicum.
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For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.Applicants must choose a track in this program. Track(s) may have different requirements.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website
, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information
section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.