The e-Learning track in the Instructional Design and Technology MA program is designed for educators in K-12 and higher education, trainers, and instructional designers.
The program focuses on teaching the design, delivery, and evaluation of high-quality e-learning materials for in-service, preservice teachers and online trainers for both totally online and blended (hybrid) learning environments. Candidates gain employment in business and industry, K-12, and higher education as organizations across sectors work to optimize the use of telecommunication technologies to enhance individual and collaborative learning. The e-Learning program may be completed totally online or in mixed mode. For more information, visit education.ucf.edu/insttech/.
Please note: Instructional Design and Technology, e-learning (MA) may be completed fully online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees.
International students (F or J visa) are required to enroll in a full-time course load of 9 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters. Only 3 of the 9 credit hours may be taken in a completely online format. For a detailed listing of enrollment requirements for international students, please visit http://global.ucf.edu/. If you have questions, please consult UCF Global at 407-823-2337.
UCF is not authorized to provide online courses or instruction to students in some states. Refer to State Restrictions for current information.
The e-Learning track in the Instructional Design and Technology MA program requires a minimum of 36 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. The curriculum includes 12 credit hours of instructional technology core courses, 12 credit hours of professional specialization, 9 credit hours of electives, and three credit hours of practicum.
Total Credit Hours Required: 36 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor’s Degree
Required Courses—24 Credit Hours
Specialization—12 Credit Hours
*EME 6417 (spring) must be taken before EME 6458 (summer); these courses are sequential, where the work product begins in EME 6417 and is completed during EME 6458 .
Elective Courses—9 Credit Hours
Courses not listed below require adviser approval. All ENC courses require approval from the English Department.
Practica are independent learning activities that take place in authentic settings in which students must apply, reflect on, and refine knowledge and skills acquired in the program.
For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions section of the Graduate Catalog. Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.
In addition to the general UCF graduate application requirements , applicants to this program must provide:
- One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Applicants applying to this program who have attended a college/university outside the United States must provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation. Credential evaluations are accepted from World Education Services (WES) or Josef Silny and Associates, Inc. only.
For more information about the MA program, visit the program website at http://insttech.education.ucf.edu.
|*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.
Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.
Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.