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Online Master of Arts in
Instructional Design & Technology

Program Courses & Suggested Sequence

Twelve three-credit hour courses provide the settings for designing, implementing, and revising educational design and products and working with real clients. Courses are taught by faculty in IDT, educational psychology, and research methods. IDT faculty have expertise in instructional design, technology integration, online program development, systems design, programming, video, and multimedia.

Upon acceptance, students are assigned an advisor based on their interests and goals. They will subsequently develop a program of study, which is a plan for courses and the development of an educational focus of interest.

For course schedule:

Suggested Course Sequence

Analysis and Design
EDP 640 Instructional Design
IDT 630 Instructional Delivery Systems
IDT 600 IDT Models and Theories
IDT 610 Distance Education
EDP 612 Educational Research

Development and Evaluation
IDT 620 Social Network Media
IDT 660 Authoring Systems
IDT 735 Technology Integration
IDT 740 Design Studio
IDT 750 Prototype Studio
EDP 617 Program Evaluation

Other courses will be offered, as needed by the changing IDT field, to augment program content. These courses may substitute for required courses.

Need more information? 

To request more information about this program, please visit the Instructional Design & Technology M.A. page on the WVU Online and Extended Campus website and select "Request Info"

If you have any specific questions about this program, please feel free to fill out the program contact form