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Vision Statement

The Instructional Design Graduate Program of the University of Massachusetts Boston envisions itself as a powerful force in the development of the area’s foremost adult educators, whereby the systematic design of instruction that is the benchmark of the instructional design field is tempered by a profound respect for the individual learner. We believe in the transformational nature of workplace education so that every man and woman can achieve the highest level of skill and knowledge possible in order to attain his or her personal dreams. We envision our program as having that belief guide its core actions.

Mission Statement

The Instructional Design Graduate Program of the University of Massachusetts Boston will become the premier adult education program in the Northeast with both national and international recognition. As such, its core mission is to develop graduates who:

To achieve its core mission, the program shall:

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