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Master of Science in Instructional Design & Performance Technology

Program Details

You can gain the specialized expertise you need to help people and organizations execute their roles more effectively by earning the Master of Science in Instructional Design & Performance Technology from Franklin University. By taking classes online or on campus at one of Franklin’s five Midwest locations, in 24 months you will be prepared for success in rewarding occupations such as training and development, learning management, and human performance consulting. In the hands-on MCM Program, you will learn how to apply new concepts, principles, and technologies in workplace learning and performance. You will develop the ability to conduct analyses to identify needs or opportunities for performance and learning improvement, design and develop methods to solve performance and learning programs, and evaluate and manage performance and learning solutions and projects. You’ll study the blended disciplines of psychology, communications theory, systems theory, management science, and cognitive science. Ultimately, you’ll learn how to use advanced technologies and techniques to take on leadership roles in organizations that value effective instruction and performance – whether in business, community, government, or educational settings.


A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission