Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

This master's program is designed to equip students in various industry contexts to work collaboratively with business leaders and subject matter experts to identify opportunities and recommend solutions to address learning needs; apply new and emerging technologies to design, develop, and implement innovative solutions to learning and performance problems; and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of learning interventions using metrics, measures and analytics that align with business objectives. Students will be able to perform these functions individually and as part of interdisciplinary design teams using a variety of methodologies, learning technologies and digital courseware development packages.

Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

Admissions

Applicants to all graduate programs at George Mason University must meet the admission standards and application requirements for graduate study. See Graduate Admissions Policies.

Policies

For policies governing all graduate degrees, see AP.6 Graduate Policies.

Banner Code: E1-MS-LDTC

Degree Requirements

Total credits: 30

Note: As of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) for consideration as a new degree program. The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted. Check the school/department website for current program status.

Core Coursework

EDIT 601Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Portfolio1
EDIT 701Advanced Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Portfolio1
EDIT 704Instructional Technology Foundations and Theories of Learning3
EDIT 705Instructional Design3
EDIT 706Business of Learning Design and Technologies3
EDIT 730Advanced Instructional Design3
EDIT 732Analysis and Design of Technology-Based Learning Environments3
EDIT 751Overview of Learning Analytics and Big Data3
EDIT 752Design and Implementation of Technology-based Learning Environments3
Total Credits23

Electives

Select 7 credits from the following:7
Web Accessibility and Design
Scripting and Programming
Visual Design and Applications
Digital Audio/Video Design and Applications
Project Management
Social Media and Digital Collaboration Applications
e-Learning Design Applications
Mobile Learning and Applications
Educational Research in Technology
Innovations in e-Learning
Online Teaching Essentials
Learning Technologies and Strategies for Innovation
Virtual Worlds, Augmented Reality, and Gaming Applications
Human Computer Interface Design for Teaching and Learning
Total Credits7