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, specifically teachers from preschool to high school. The degree is available completely online (though cohorts can be formed upon requests for a web-enhanced/face-to-face hybrid instructional environment). This degree will provide you with an understanding of learning and design theories, models, and instructional strategies. It includes hands-on work developing computer-based training pieces.

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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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

Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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  UHCL Online
 

UHCL Online

Bayou Building, Room 1406
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

Make the most of a hectic schedule and study from home or the office through UHCL Online, offering the same level of excellence for more than 20 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.

We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.


Instructional Design and Technology M.S. Faculty

Caroline Crawford
 Caroline Crawford

Caroline Crawford

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3587
Email: crawford@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.13

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Michelle Giles
Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles

Lecturer of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Email: giles@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1111.2

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Kathryn Ley
Kathryn Ley

Kathryn Ley

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3585
Email: ley@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.02

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Jana Willis
Jana Willis

Jana Willis

Department Chair of Literacy, Library and Learning Technologies and Professor of Instructional Design and Technology ,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3568
Email: willis@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3203.1

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