An applied professional program that educates leaders in technology training and development,
school library media and educational computing and media. All instructional technology programs are available 100% online.
The Master’s of Science in Instructional Technology offers three concentrations:Instructional Design and Development, Educational Technology, and School Library Media.All three concentrations are available entirely online and in person. In-person options
are offered in a hybrid format with both face-to-face and online meetings.
All programs are also offered through the Towson Learning Network to employees of
local school systems and business. Visit theTowson Learning Network or speak to the Program Director to get information about applying to a cohort.
Instructional Technology Concentrations
Students select from one of three concentrations:
Instructional Design and Development
For professionals who are interested in the analysis of human performance problems
to propose best learning solutions; as well as design and development of innovative
learning materials. Students will learn and apply learning (instructional) design
principles using emerging learning technologies. Students in this program will develop
knowledge and skills of implementing and evaluating learning solutions (effective
instruction) in a variety of settings including higher education, business and industry,
government agencies (training), health industry (medical) and military for both face-to-face
and online learning environments.
For educational professionals who are interested in exploring the role of technology
in classroom teaching, or leading the design, application and implementation of emerging
technologies and digital learning at the school, district or state level. Students
in this program work with cutting edge classroom technologies and master practical
and theoretically-based strategies for effectively using technology to improve student
School Library Media
For professionals who wish to pursue a career as a School Library Media Specialist.
Discover the exciting combination of literacy, technology and teaching. Support teachers
to design and implement innovative digitally rich learning opportunities in a school
setting (Certification available to Maryland residents).