Instructional Design

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Instructional Design is the art and science of creating education and training in a systematic manner. Our program focuses on adult learning in the workplace.

Fall 2017 Credit Courses

Registration for Fall 2017 is closed. See academic calendar for important dates.

Master of Education

Instructional Design
UMass Boston’s MEd Program in Instructional Design offers a practical master’s degree that is ideal for career professionals engaged in the education, training and development of adult learners.
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Graduate Certificates

Instruction & Learning Design
This graduate certificate focuses specifically on design, assessment and evaluation considerations of instruction. As well, this certificate addresses learning theory and other design elements required in training and education.
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Instructional Technology Design
The Graduate Certificate in Instruction & Learning Design is for training and educational professionals practicing instructional design that have a firm grasp on current learning technologies but without formal education in relevant learning theories and methods.
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Online & Blended

The MEd and both graduate certificates can be completed entirely online to accommodate full-time and part-time students. Selected elective courses are offered in a blended format, which combines in-person evening or weekend class sessions with online study for those students who prefer some exposure to face-to-face engagement.

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