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
- Bachelor's degree
- A personal interview with the program faculty
- A statement of interests and intent
- Two letters of recommendation
- An updated resume
- Official transcripts of all previous undergrad and graduate work
School Accreditation Statement
New England Commission of Higher Education