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Programs

 

Programs designed for you

Part time or full time

We love our working students! They bring depth to classroom discussions with real work experiences. We’ll help you figure out the details with your employer and schedule.

On campus or online

Master’s students can study online to help accommodate full or part time jobs. Online students benefit from our close-knit community, even while abroad.

Our online graduate program was ranked third in the nation by the 2019 U.S. News and World Report.

ITLS Degree Comparison

Our unique curriculum bridges the gap between research and practice. We teach theory, technology, and design cores in all our programs.

Degree Credit Hours Average Semesters Culminating Experience Career Emphasis
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 70 9 Dissertation Research K-12 Higher Education Industry
Master of Arts (MA) 37 6 Creative Project
Internship
Practicum
Industry
Master of Education (MEd) 37 6 Creative Project
Internship
Practicum
K-12 Higher Education
Master of Science (MS Plan A) 40 6 Thesis Research K-12 Higher Education
School Library Media Administration (SLMA) 37
18 SLMA
6 Creative Project
Internship
K-12
Multimedia Development Minor 15 varies n/a Research K-12 Higher Education Industry

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy
Conduct research and select courses that support your professional goals. We offer four years of guaranteed funding for highly qualified PhD students through our Doctoral Scholars Program.

Education Specialist

Education Specialist
Learn advanced skills in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences beyond those acquired with the master's degree.

Master's Programs

Master of Arts
Prepare for a career in instructional design and development.

Master of Education
Deepen your understanding of how you can use technology as a classroom teacher, educator, school librarian, or administrator.

Master of Science
Conduct original research and write a thesis on a topic of your choice.

Bachelor's Programs

Bachelor's of Science (pending)
Focus on instructional design, video game design, product design, or multimedia design, all with an emphasis on human-centered design with design thinking principles.

Interdisciplinary Studies Major
If you're participating in USU's Interdisciplinary Studies Major, you can take ITLS courses at the 5000 level to craft your major.