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UHCL's College of Education provides an affordable solution to those seeking an online option for acquiring an M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology. This program merges both quality with convenience, and is specifically designed for those who are already involved in areas of educational technology or curriculum development. The UHCL online M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology will prepare you to be a leader in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of instruction, merging cutting edge technologies with the latest learning methods and research.

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According to CNN Money, there were approximately 217,700 Instructional Designers in the U.S. in 2012, and expected job growth in the next 10 years (2015-2025) is projected to be 28.3 percent.

Advance Your Education on Your Schedule

Become a leading education professional in only 36 credit-hours with this fully online graduate program.

You can even earn your degree in a mere 2 years by simply taking 2 courses during each fall, spring, and summer semester.

Instructional Design and Technology, M.S.

Invest a Little For a Big Return

UHCL's undergraduate tuition and fees are among the most affordable among Texas public institutions.

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Gain Real-World Knowledge

Our faculty are passionate, dedicated educators, experienced in classroom instruction and administrative leadership. They are committed to each student and advancing educational knowledge through innovative research.

Our course offerings are designed to maximize individual engagement through relevant, collaborative and interactive instruction.

You will thoroughly explore all aspects of instructional design and technology, and have the option to choose a specialization depending on your interests and career goals:

  • Human Resource Management Specialization
  • Information Sciences Specialization

Increase Your Professional Value

The Instructional Design and Technology program has produced alums working in business and industry, health care, higher education and PK-12 education.

Your degree from UHCL will open doors to a host of career opportunities including:

Business and Industry

  • Instructional Designers
  • Trainers
  • Distance Learning Course Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Multimedia Specialists

Higher Education

  • Instructional Technologists who work with faculty to create technology-based educational materials for the classroom, as well as distance learning course developers.

Elementary through High School

  • Technology-Proficient Educators (in high demand)
  • Master Technology Teachers
  • Distance Learning Course Developers
  • District Technology Coordinators


  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

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