Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology

program Overview

Instructional Design and Technology is a fast-growing career field in both business and education.

With the globalization of the workforce and classroom, organizations are looking for skilled individuals to help design and facilitate online learning experiences to enhance the availability and convenience of training opportunities across their institutions. Instructional Designers work in business, healthcare, higher education, government and the military where they design e-learning and online courses, and develop an array of virtual learning tools and training programs for their institutions.

you Should Know

  • Available Online
  • Fulfill 30 credit hours at $423 per credit hour
  • Complete your Masters in as little as 18 months

The Instructional Design and Technology program at MNU will increase your ability to work with a variety of media and innovative learning delivery methods to curate large amounts of complex material and arrange it into easily consumed educational segments that learners enjoy. This program will provide necessary training to help you become an efficient developer of effective online learning experiences.

While offered through our Graduate Education Department, this program is appropriate for any student from varying educational backgrounds and employment settings. This program will provide you the education necessary to become a skilled and systematic developer of course delivery systems that meet instructional specifications by using educational theory and the tools of technology to create high quality instruction and learning.

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  • To Be Determined

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Cost & Value

A degree from MNU is a competitively priced, affordable option designed for students with a busy schedule. We’re here to help you find the best options to assist you as you work toward earning your degree.

  • Credit Hours: 30 total
  • Tuition: $423/credit hour* *Prices effective July 1, 2019 for new starts.

Payment Options

Your degree is an investment in your future. We have a variety of different payment options available, so you can choose the option or combination of options, that best fits your situation. Total cost, including fees and tuition, will be calculated based on your program, and can be divided into multiple payments.
The Federal Direct Student Loan Program is an additional payment option. MNU School Code: 007032. Information and applications may be obtained from the Student Financial Aid Services Office at (913) 971-3298 or

Family Education Discount

MNU partners with many metro companies, organizations, and schools to provide reduced education costs for employees. With these partnerships, employees and some immediate family members can receive a discount on the Master in Instructional Design and Technology Program.

Military/Veteran Financial Aid

MNU appreciates the service and protection that the Military provides for us all. We offer a Military Financial Aid Program that can help active military, veterans and their spouses reposition themselves in the working world.


Job Opportunities

An advanced degree like a Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology from MNU can open doors on your career. Our Career Options tool lets you explore real-time current job opportunities that this degree could qualify you for. We've pre-selected the Kansas City metro for you, but if you're located elsewhere, or looking to move, simply update the location and you can see job opportunities anywhere in the U.S.

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Our faculty and staff know how difficult starting or resuming college can be. With a Christlike mindset, we are here to support your success throughout your program.

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