St. Cloud State University

College of Education

Information Media - Instructional Design and Training

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Instructional Technology Certificate, M.S.- Information Media: Instructional Design and Training

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program, an information media master degree in instructional design and training, is for those interested in organizational media management in business, industrial, governmental, and health fields. The degree is designed to prepare an individual with competencies such as problem analysis, program development, resource management, personnel/performance evaluation, and instructional design. This program gives students a basic framework for undertaking a training or instructional design position, while at the same time developing the specific skills necessary for the practicing professional.The certificate complements other majors, especially those in education and business. It may also be used as continuing education to upgrade skills. Plan A -Thesis 42 Cr. Plan B - Starred Paper(s) 39 Cr. Plan C - Portfolio 39 Cr.

Accreditation:

Association for Educational Communications and Technology American Association of School Libraries.

International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores if required by program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation stating that the student can cover the cost of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 39-42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999