Master of Science in Instructional Technology

Students in this nationally ranked program join us from diverse fields, from business to education and every sector in between. They learn from a specialized, interdisciplinary faculty, have access to the best and latest technology, enjoy a flexible schedule that accommodates working professionals and leave our program with a valuable degree that opens doors. The program prepares students to:

  • Design instruction, multimedia, mobile apps, games, simulations and e-learning,
  • Lead and manage training initiatives in schools, businesses, government, non-profit and health care organizations

Program Features

  • 99% Job Placement – Graduates are experienced, highly qualified and in demand
  • Gain real world experience from our project-based curriculum
  • Expert IT faculty from both education and corporate backgrounds
  • Flexible online course format, with opportunities to start in summer, fall or spring
  • No GRE required
  • Full-time and part-time enrollment options
  • Advance your career in as little as two years or at your own pace

What We Offer

Nationally ranked program that serves students across a range of diverse backgrounds, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to pursue successful careers in the instructional technology field. Teaching degree is not required.

Students admitted into the program come from diverse backgrounds:

  • Business professionals
  • Corporate trainers
  • HR professionals
  • Teachers and school technology coordinators
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Community college instructors
  • Military training personnel
  • Professionals desiring a career change

Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university completed before graduate study begins.
  2. Official copies of transcripts of all college work (undergraduate and graduate). Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better is recommended.
  3. Three recommendations by individuals in relevant professional fields.
  4. A letter of interest describing your interest in pursuing teaching as a profession, why you consider yourself a strong candidate for the program, and your commitment to working with children.
  5. Application and supplemental documents must be submitted by July 1.

“Watson College faculty and staff care about the programs, students, and community. Learning, valuable experiences and support are truly the focus of this school."
Ashley - Masters in Instructional Technology

Sample Courses 

  • MIT 500 - Instructional Systems Design: Theory and Research 
  • MIT 510 - Design and Development of Instructional Technology 
  • MIT 511 - Multimedia Design and Development
  • MIT 520 - Managing Instructional Development 
  • MIT 530 - Evaluation and Change in Instructional Development

Non-Degree Certificate Options

Watson offers three non-degree certificate options that can be completed in 18 credit hours. Designed to meet the needs of working professionals seeking further certification. Certifications are easily transferred into credits towards the MIT program.

Additional Certification Options

  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Multimedia & Instructional Web Developer