Master of Science in Instructional Design
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

The online MS in Instructional Design degree program from Western Kentucky University prepares practitioners to assume leadership roles in public or private organizations. Program graduates are equipped to design and develop instructional elements such as instructional videos, online instructional activities, user manuals for instructors, instruction materials for commercial products, professional development curricula for teachers, multimedia instructional units, training packs for trainers, instruction materials for vocational/technical courses, lesson and unit plans for classroom use, and educational curricula. Graduates also possess the abilty to:

  • Analyze a variety of instructional performance issues in business, government, education, and home settings
  • Design and develop instructional solutions, including appropriate combinations of traditional/instructor-led strategies, constructivist techniques, technology systems, and performance support systems
  • Ethically and effectively manage instructional design projects, including project management/tracking and scheduling, budgeting, and client consultation skills
  • Design appropriate assessment plans for instructional solutions
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of instructional solutions

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Kentucky University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent