MS in Education: IT - Adult Learning and Higher Education

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Kaplan University's Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education program is designed to give educators training in evaluating and developing educational programs and instructional environments for post-secondary learning. You can learn more about the Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Kaplan University's Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education program is an online program designed to give experiential competency in post-secondary technological learning enhancements. Students have the opportunity to learn college-level school performance and needs assessment while studying educational needs assessment, project management, and the foundations of teaching technologies. Coursework covers areas such as adult education, instructional design, project implementation, technology-enhanced learning environments, and online instruction. Program goals include creating learning technology infrastructures, including online and multimedia tools; developing technical evaluation and management skills for learning environments; and competency in instructional technology design.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in applying to Kaplan University's Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education program, you should have a bachelor's degree in a related field and an active interest in education technology at the post-secondary level. Applicants to Kaplan University's programs should be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. Since the program is offered online, applicants should have access to a computer.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education consists of 51 credits. Requirements are divided between 25 core credits and 26 elective specialization credits. Specific course requirements could change. If you are interested in enrolling in Kaplan University, speak to an Admissions Representative.

Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a Specialization in Adult Learning - Higher Education Requirements

  • Foundations of Instructional Technology
  • Instructional Design
  • Needs Assessment and Evaluation in Education and Training
  • Research Methods for Education and Instructional Technology
  • Project Management and Implementation in Education and Training
  • Teaching Adult Learners
  • Effective Online Instruction - Design and Practice
  • Design and Development Tools
  • Multimedia Development and Implementation
  • Design of Learning Environments

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing Kaplan University's Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education program, you could pursue employment opportunities with various schools or educational institutions. You could pursue these types of positions:

  • Instructional technology specialist
  • School administrator
  • Project manager
  • Performance assessor and developer
  • Instructional designer
  • Academic trainer
  • Curriculum developer

Advanced Degrees

Kaplan University's Master of Science in Education in Instructional Technology with a specialization in Adult Learning and Higher Education program could help prepare you to pursue employment, or you may choose to further your education at the doctoral degree level.