Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Instructional Design and Performance Technology Online

Learn how to facilitate learning and improve organizational performance.

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#25 in Best Online Master's in Education Technology — Best Colleges, 2019
Winning team in 2019 and 2010 for the International Society for Performance Improvement University Case Study Competition
Earn three certificates in conjunction with the degree, providing additional credentials upon graduation

Instructional Design and Performance Technology, M.Ed. Overview

Prepare to solve complex challenges in organizational performance, corporate training and professional development, or classroom learning with the University of West Florida’s master’s degree in instructional design and performance technology online program.

The M.Ed. in Instructional Design and Performance Technology provides learners with the knowledge and skills necessary to apply research, theories, concepts, best practices, business and sound pedagogical principles to improve performance in K-12, higher education, healthcare, military, corporate, and other organizational settings.

You’ll develop expertise in instructional design, human performance improvement, online teaching and learning and the educational applications of current and emerging technologies. You will graduate ready to conduct comprehensive analyses and work with organizational stakeholders to close gaps in performance through the design, development, implementation, evaluation and administration of instructional and non-instructional interventions.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Individuals passionate about helping others achieve optimal performance through workplace learning and the purposeful use of technology
  • Teachers interested in developing the skills necessary to integrate current and emerging technologies in their classroom
  • Those interested in developing the skills needed to design effective learner-centered instruction for audiences of any age, in any area of specialization