Learning technologies and design

Educational specialist University of Missouri
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Overview

The online educational specialist degree in learning technologies and design from MU can help you develop the knowledge and skills required to design learning systems and develop the digital media and network applications. If you want to work collaboratively with faculty and other students to produce a portfolio that documents your work and accomplishments, this may be the degree for you.

The School of Information Science and Learning Technologies (SISLT) is a proud member of the iSchools consortium, an international coalition of leading information schools.

Quick facts

Official name

Educational specialist in learning technologies and design

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Educational specialist

Academic home

College of Education | School of Information Science and Learning Technology

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

30

Estimated cost

$13,903.50

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • Online course or curriculum designer or architect
  • Online course instructor
  • Instructional coordinator
  • Instructional designer
  • Game designer/developer
  • Academic research and doctoral study
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Instructional Coordinators
7%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Instructional Coordinators
$62,270
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take one or two classes each semester. Full-time students finish in two years.

Course work includes

  • Digital media
  • Online course design and instruction
  • Web design and development skills
  • Web app and mobile app development
  • Rapid design of web-based learning
  • Game design and development
  • Makerspace and 3D printing

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

2 years (full-time students)

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes each semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the School of Information Science and Learning Technology