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
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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. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.
The UHCL application is available online through Apply Texas. 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
Final - April 1
Document Deadline - April 15
Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4
Final - October 1
Document Deadline - October 15
Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - August 1
Final - March 1
Document Deadline - March 15
Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4
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 State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.