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Idaho State University

Instructional Design and Technology

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Ed. D. in Instructional Design and Technology professionals facilitate learning and performance through the systematic planning, creation, and assessment of technological solutions in a broad range of instructional settings and environments. MEd-IDT candidates take courses emphasizing instructional technology and design principles, theories, methods, and applications. As an IDT professional, you will design individualized programs for school and corporate audiences: K-12 face-to-face, blended, and online environments; post-secondary and higher education; and business/industry entities in support of training and consulting endeavors.

ISU Catalog, Ed. D. Instructional Design and Technology


Instructional Design and Technology, M.Ed.

Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations

  • Graduation Requirements
  • Instructional Design and Technology Core (12 credits)
  • IDT Specialty Studies (15 credits)
  • Research/Applied Field Study (6 credits)

ISU Catalog, Instructional Design and Technology, M.Ed.


Career Opportunities:

Instruction Development Specialist/Director   

Organizational Development professional    

Instruction Coordinator

Facility Manager

Software Developer       

Curriculum Designer


Instruction Technology Specialist