The Instructional Design and Technology program assists teachers, technology coordinators, technology directors and trainers in many settings to improve their professional performance as educators and instructional & curriculum designers and to assume instructional leadership roles in their place of employment. Students are accepted from many instructional environments, including K - 12, college and adult education as well as from corporate, government and nonprofit environments. The program emphasizes a theoretical base for instructional design and exposure to a broad array of the most current instructional methods, strategies, technologies and materials. Seton Hall University is a recognized leader in the use of a variety of modern techniques and computer-based technologies for teaching and learning. The program is NCATE accredited, AECT nationally recognized and currently aligned with ISTE standards.
A Unique Approach
The Instructional Design Program is nationally recognized by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. The program is structured to meet the specific goals of each student and provide them with an opportunity to acquire content knowledge and skills that are state of the art, enabling them to expand their personal competence and to achieve higher levels of professional excellence. The program is unique in that it allows students, under the guidance of faculty mentors, to design a master's program that satisfies their interests and career objectives.
Who Should Apply?
Students with a bachelor's degree who are teachers, school administrators or trainers should apply to this program. For specific admission requirements, click on admissions.
The Instructional Design & Technology program is a 36-credit program that yields a Master of Arts in Education degree. Students are engaged in concentration courses, electives, as well as a capstone course that must be taken during their final semester. Throughout the program, students gain knowledge and experiences in the foundations of education, professional education and technology studies, which enhance the professional preparation of teachers and trainers. For specific program requirements, click on curriculum.
Graduates of the M.A. in Education in Instructional Design & Technology program are working in key leadership positions as teachers, school administrators and trainers in the tri-state area and throughout the country.