The online Master of Science in Instructional Design and Learning Analytics focuses on developing students’ knowledge and skills in the instructional technology field to help organizations manage learning, instructional design, and talent development programs that enhance organizational effectiveness. During this unprecedented time, instructional designers could be the key to institutions and organizations quickly transitioning to online learning platforms. Specifically, students learn innovative learning techniques and analytical approaches for the design, delivery, and assessment of learning.
Designed for mid-career professionals or those interested in changing careers, the program supports career goals in higher education or other settings in the private and public sectors where education, training, and development are required.
The online MS in Instructional Design and Learning Analytics was designed in tandem with a council of learning and talent development professionals employed in a variety of organizations and fields. Ongoing input from the council ensures that the curriculum remains relevant and applicable in the job marketplace.
Leaders who can develop innovative ways to get the best out of the talent within their companies will be highly sought by organizations across employment sectors. To support their professional goals, students in this program will also have access to American’s career coaching services. Graduates will be prepared for roles as chief learning officers, training managers, instructional consultants, and more.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
American University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
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