Master of Science in Instructional Design
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

The online Master’s in Instructional Design from Grand Canyon University focuses primarily on the activation of your research skills and resources in the fields of design or development.  You will explore facets of learning through the lens of analysis, evaluation, and implementation of theory to design.  Instructional design master studies will cover a range of unique topics, including but not limited to:

  • Action research
  • Instructional technology
  • Digital literacies 

Expand upon your skills in problem-solving and evidence-based decision making through data collection and research.  By examining and applying learning theories, design models and design thinking to issues in the field, you are preparing for advanced careers as a curriculum specialist, educational consultant, professor, and other educational leadership positions.  Improve the functions of your organization through applied research.  Learn from experts in curriculum and instructional design.  Take the academic step to become a professional problem-solver, researcher and innovator with an online instructional design degree from Grand Canyon University.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)


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