Future Jobs & Careers

MIT graduate, Adonica Long, during her internship.The MIT program is directed toward preparing students to function in a variety of roles to be performed in a broad range of settings,

Such roles are typically found in business and industry, human services, health institutions, higher education, government, military, and public and private K-12 education.

Students who enter the program are advised to identify their future goals and career path. Depending on students' career plans and goals, and in order to better prepare students for their future roles and responsibilities within different settings, one of the following tracks may be identified to assist the student and her/his advisor in taking appropriate focus area courses.

Business & Industry

Government Agencies & Higher Education

Public & Private K-12 Education 


Business & Industry

Example Job Titles (Click here to see sample job announcement)

Instructional Designer/Developer
Courseware Developer
Training Specialist
Human Resource Consultant
Training Supervisor
Training & Development Manager
Independent Consultant

Basic Duties

Develop instructional materials
Design, develop, and evaluate training materials
Conduct needs and task analyses
Conduct performance analysis 
Supervise audio/video/graphics production
Conduct research, evaluate products and programs
Consult with firms about training problems 


Government Agencies & Higher Education

Example Job Titles (Click here to see sample job announcement)

Instructional Designer/Developer
Coordinator of Academic Support and Distance Education
Instructional Technologists
Instructional Technology Specialist
Instructional Technology Coordinator
Faculty Support Specialist
Coordinator of Educational Media Communication
Instructional Consultant

Basic Duties

Develop and produce instructional materials for distance learning courses
Evaluate training materials for instructional soundness
Design and deliver training workshops 
Develop and coordinate technology-enhanced educational systems, service, and support for faculty/staff
Coordinate faculty/staff development and training activities in effective and innovative application of technology
Lead initiatives in improving/training faculty/staff understanding and use of instructional technology
Assist faculty/staff with the design, development, delivery and evaluation of courses in a web-based or distance learning format
Integrate, coordinate, and manage multimedia activities and programs


Public & Private K-12 Education

Example Job Titles (Click here to see sample job announcement)

Technology Specialist
Instructional Technology Coordinator 
Media Specialist
Instructional assistant/consultant
Multimedia Developer
Coordinator of Educational Media 
Instructional Consultant

Basic Duties

Assess staff educational needs, develop training materials
Manage and organize training department
Evaluate training programs 
Supervise, write, implement, and update technology plan 
Evaluate educational software
Design and deliver staff development 
Develop and coordinate technology-enhanced educational systems, service, and support for faculty/staff
Plan infrastructure (hardware and software needs)
Coordinate faculty/staff development and training activities in effective and innovative application of technology
Integrate, coordinate, and manage multimedia activities and programs
Develop interactive multimedia CBI (computer-based Instruction)
Troubleshoot computer-based instructional material

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