Instructional Design and Technology M.S.
Challenge Your Thinking. Get a Degree that Provides a Map to Success.
Your Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology from University of Houston-Clear Lake is designed for those who are already involved in areas of technology or curriculum development such as educators preparing online content, curriculum developers, HR professionals, web developers, or software consultants. Through your coursework, you will gain a new perspective and learn to approach challenges in a new and different way. You will interact with peers from different fields, gain experiences that might not exist at work, and build relationships and a network of peers. Your degree helps you harness the latest technology tools and interactive, multi-media strategies to reinforce learning, and it puts you at a competitive advantage toward a highly compensated position in an academic or corporate setting.
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Your Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology from UHCL’s College
of Education provides professional education in educational technology and instructional
design for people in diverse economic sectors, as well as educators from preschool
to higher education. The degree is available completely online. Cohorts can be established
upon requests from districts or organizations for delivery of the program in a web-enhanced/face-to-face
hybrid instructional environment. All cohort request must be approved by the Instructional
Design and Technology Program Director, Literacy, Library Science, and Learning Technologies
Department Chair, Associate Dean of the College of Education, and the Dean of the
College of Education. This degree will provide you with an understanding of learning
and design theories, models, and instructional strategies. The courses include hands-on
experiences developing computer-based training pieces.
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Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Returning UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Returning UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Returning UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
- International Deadlines
Deadline - May 1
Deadline - October 1
Deadline - April 1
For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
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Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Education is accredited by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).
We've earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.