Online MS in Learning Technologies
The Learning Technologies Master’s program provides tracks in Career and Technical Education (CTE), Evaluation and Research (ER), Instructional Systems (IS), Instructional Systems Technology (IST), Instructional Systems Design (ISD), Project Management (PM), Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT), Team Science (TS), and Workforce Leadership (WFL).
All tracks are offered in both the normal and the new accelerated online degree formats. Eight of the twelve courses are delivered in 8-week segments allowing students to accelerate degree completion. The accelerated offering is designed for working professionals, provides upward mobility in your career, and guides you toward a more successful future in as little as 14 months.
The Master’s program prepares graduates for dynamic roles in the field of Learning Technologies in both academic and corporate settings.
Benefits of this Program
- Earn a Master's Degree online (full-time or part-time)!
- Increase your options and competitive edge in the workforce when you complete the program.
- Students majoring in Strategic Management have numerous opportunities to participate in professional organizations. Among these are Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) , and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Worried that your busy lifestyle will get in the way of making your career goals a reality?
Our online program is the solution.
- Convenient. Earn a Master's Degree online!
- Affordable. A 3-hour course costs approximately $1,424.45 for a Texas Resident.
- Flexible. Log in any time and from any place. Online courses allow you to set your own schedule.
- Adaptable. Working full time? Online courses make the most of your valuable time.
- Respected. Research is an important aspect of the Learning Technologies Department. Research projects increase the knowledge within our field while allowing graduate students to be actively involved in projects that enhance their educational experience.
How does this program advance my career? This program is a perfect fit for:
The program prepares students to work in settings where they can:
- design courseware and media products to support teaching, learning, and training.
- design and manage instructional systems and cyberinfrastructures.
- develop instructional systems design plans and implementations.
- analyze then solve educational and instructional technology issues.
During their coursework, students work collaboratively and individually as participants and practitioners to identify and solve instructional and educational questions and issues. They will use a variety of technology to assist them in the construction of learning technologies that are delivered in a variety of ways: e-learning, technology-based learning environments, distributed learning paradigms, computer-mediated communication, and telecommunications. Graduates of the program will:
- be able to create instructional systems for learners based on knowledge of human information processing.
- be able to describe the principles, theories, applications, and current trends in instructional and educational technology and predict the impact of these theories and trends on newer technologies.
- demonstrate the ability to select and use appropriate forms of technology (desktop publishing, learning management systems, multimedia, social media, and video technology) to enhance teaching and learning.
How does it work?
The 36-semester-hour program, available online, is designed for students to gain a foundation in learning, instruction, and educational technologies to enhance and deliver the learning experience using technology. Courses focus on the study, analysis, design and integration of the use of technology to deliver instruction in various settings. In addition to the Master of Science (MS) degree, Program Certificate Add-Ons are available with 9 to 12 hours of study.
Graduates of the program are prepared for dynamic roles in both academic and corporate settings. Learning Technology is widely used in both of these environments today. This program provides tracks in Instructional Systems (IS), Instructional Systems Design (ISD), Instructional Systems Technology (IST), and Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT).
The flexibility of online courses let you progress at your own pace, with course schedules and mentoring services designed to help you balance work, school, and home life. Whether you prefer to move forward quickly or take your time, you.ll get an advanced education, giving your career the momentum it needs to move forward.
Both faculty and students are widely published in leading journals and are active and visible participants in AACE, AECT, AERA, and ISTE as well as other organizations. Our faculty currently hold over $3 million in funded contracts and federal grants. UNT faculty are nationally known for their experience and insights into how Learning Technologies are changing the way education, learning, and training is created and delivered.
Each of the program's courses are designed to deliver upward mobility in your career and guide you toward a more successful future. Career opportunities include Instructional Designer, Manager of Learning Technologies, Instructional Systems Implementer, Course and Training Systems Designer, Support Specialist for Learning Management and Cyberinfrastructure Systems, and more. The MS degree also serves as a bridge for students into a Ph.D. in Learning Technologies.
UNT's Learning Technologies degree measures up well when compared to other online programs. Affordable in-state and out-of-state tuition makes it a great value; and with the ability to graduate quickly online, you can reach your goals faster.