This program will teach you to integrate theory, research, creativity, and problem-solving skills with a variety of technology applications in order to improve performance.

In our online MS in Instructional Design and Technology program, you will:

  • Improve your analysis, design, and evaluation skills.
  • Learn to assess, create, and manage training materials.
  • Gain the skills needed to support technological advancement and training in educational institutions and corporate training classrooms.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: 24 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 15 credits

Choose from the General Program or the specializations below:

  • Online Learning
  • Training and Performance Improvement

Choose Your Speed: Progress at Your Pace


This program offers two speeds to completion, allowing you the flexibility to progress at a pace that’s right for you. After the first course, you can take one course at a time, earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once, or choose a combination of the two throughout the program to fit your changing needs.


More about our MS in Instructional Design and Technology program

  • Career Options

    An MS in Instructional Design and Technology degree can prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and experience to excel in a number of positions, including:*

    • Instructional designer
    • Performance improvement consultant
    • Information architect
    • Web design or multimedia specialist

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Instructional Design and Technology program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Instructional Design and Technology program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

  • Accreditations

    NCATEThe Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution, is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness.

Why earn your MS in Instructional Design and Technology at Walden?

  • Choose Your Speed

    We offer the flexibility for you to progress at a pace that fits your life.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.



“Thanks to my Walden education, I am an effective administrator who enjoys facilitating professional development."

Abigail Enz-Doerschner | MSEd Graduate