UMass Boston’s MEd Program in Instructional Design offers a practical master’s degree that is ideal for career professionals engaged in the education, training and development of adult learners in the work place.
This multi-disciplinary academic program provides students with a dynamic learning process through a comprehensive course of study that gives equal importance to both the planning and the delivery of adult instruction.
Applications of instructional design can be seen today in business and industry; in schools and colleges, government agencies, and the military; in health care organizations, religious institutions, and professional societies. Using the principles and practices of adult education, the program’s theoretical and applied courses concentrate in three areas:
- Building a foundation and conceptual framework for the instructional design process
- Developing instructional strategies and skills to facilitate adult learning
- Using educational media and technology to enhance learning
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Massachusetts-Boston is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Interview, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV