Master of Arts in Instructional Design
California State University-Northridge

Program Details

CSUN’s Master of Arts in Instructional Design is available to the working, online student.  This program involves intensive career-focused coursework, preparing you for a fulfilling profession as an architect of learning experiences in virtual and traditional educational formats.  Instructional design master-level studies will cover topics including but not limited to:

  • Learning assessment and evaluation
  • Current trends
  • Education media

You will build your professional portfolio through many facets of learning. This program employs hands-on training in essential tools and technologies, project-oriented courses, and high levels of collaboration with your cohort of peers.  Upon completion of this instructional design master’s, you will be awarded a certificate in instructional games and simulations, certifying your abilities in educational game and simulation design.  With the CSUN instructional design degree online, you will find a variety of career opportunities from K-12 and higher education to military programs, media companies, public services, and more.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California State University-Northridge is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Georgia, New Mexico, North Carolina, Rhode Island