Master of Science in Instructional Science & Technology
California State University-Monterey Bay

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Instructional Science and Technology program is an interdisciplinary program that integrates information technology, instructional design, and learning sciences to meet the demand for professionals who understand learning theory, instructional design and technology, interactive media design and development, assessment, and research.  The curriculum allows students to engage in a real-world design experience that deals with balancing numerous variables, including project management, effective communication, time management, application of professional knowledge and skills, and producing professional level products.  Students develop techniques for judging the performance of instructional delivery and conduct appropriate usability, reliability, and efficiency tests of instructional and learning management systems.


  • Completion of a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent
  • Good academic standing at the last college or university attended
  • GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted
  • Satisfactorily met the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards for graduate study, including qualifying examinations, as appropriate campus authorities may prescribe
  • Current resume/CV
  • Two letters of reference
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Official college transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission