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WKU Instructional Design

Instructional Design

What do instructional designers do?

Instructional Design practitioners design and develop instructional materials such as instructional videos, online instructional activities, user manuals for instructors, instruction manuals for commercial products, professional development curricula for teachers, multimedia instructional units, training packs for trainers, instructional materials for vocational/technical courses, lesson and unit plans for classroom use, and educational curricula. Both programs are completely online!

What jobs do instructional designers get?

Instructional designers may expect employment as trainers in businesses, corporations, school and university settings, government agencies, and military services. Instructional design graduates may also be employed as managers of technology-based systems and designers of technology products in settings that include corporations, universities, community colleges, medical centers, libraries, and school districts.

Master of Science in Instructional Design

30 Credit Hours

The online Master of Science in Instructional Design (Ref. #0428) prepares practitioners to assume leadership roles in public or private organizations. Program graduates are equipped to design and develop instructional elements such as instructional videos, online instructional activities, user manuals for instructors, instruction manuals for commercial products, professional development curricula for teachers, multimedia instructional units, training packs for trainers, instructional materials for vocational/technical courses, lesson and unit plans for classroom use, and educational curricula.

Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design

12 Credit Hours

The Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design provides preparation in the principles and strategies of instructional design to enhance the competence of practitioners in designing effective and efficient instruction and training for students and employees in schools, government agencies, and private businesses.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
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Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
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Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
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