Learning Design and Technology - Online Master of Science in Education


Learning is a lifelong process, especially in today’s information- and technology-saturated society. Purdue University’s online Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology prepares you to design effective instructional materials according to the setting and the needs of a group. Whether you are teaching a class in secondary school or training employees to use new software or equipment, the M.S. Ed. in Learning Design and Technology can help you design, develop, implement, and evaluate learning methods for a variety of contexts.
Learning Design and Technology Degree
The curriculum of the online M.S. in Education in Learning Design and Technology incorporates the latest research in learning theory, educational technology, and instructional design principles and encourages students to use their work experience as a framework for study. Faculty members are active researchers in the field and bring years of experience as well as new ideas to the classroom.

Learning design has applications anywhere people need to be taught and trained—not just in education but in business, health care, the military, and many other fields. Students benefit from the diverse backgrounds and expertise of their classmates, allowing you to see different ways design principles can be put in place.

Who Can Benefit from this Instructional Design Degree?
The Online M.S. Ed. in Learning Design and Technology program is intended for two types of professional learners: those who wish to concentrate on instructional design and technology in corporate training and development settings, and those who wish to focus on technology-enhanced instruction in school-environments.
 
Corporate Training

Nearly every organization in every industry offers some sort of corporate training to its employees. New staff members need to learn to do their jobs, and existing employees need to keep their skills and knowledge up to date with industry developments. To maintain their competitiveness, companies need corporate trainers who know how to design and develop effective, inspiring training strategies and materials.

If you are interested in learning how to design and develop training programs and courses that support your business needs, click here to learn more.

Find out more about what you can do with a Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University. Call us today at 877-497-5851 to speak to an admissions advisor, or request more information.