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Accelerate your expertise in educational technology with our 100% online M.Ed. in Instructional and Learning Design Technology. This gradate-level degree offers PreK-12 teachers, university professors, corporate instructors/trainers, and other education professionals the opportunity to enhance their theoretical knowledge and practical skills for the design, development, and integration of education programs supported by technology. 


About the Program

Interested in creating new, cutting-edge learning assets for online, hybrid and classroom implementation? Learn how UTA's Instructional and Learning Design Technology program can support digital education for learners are any age or stage of life, whether in the classroom, the workplace, or beyond.

Priority Deadlines

Applying after the priority deadline? Admissions applications are welcome at any time. We will process your application as quickly as possible and every attempt will be made to ensure consideration for the desired semester. However, for priority consideration, apply by the priority deadline.

Fall Semester

Submit by July 1

Classes start end of August

Spring Semester

Submit by Nov. 30

Classes start in January

Summer Semester

Submit by April 1

Classes start mid-May


Course of Study

About the Certificate Program

  • Total 12 hours, including:
    • 2 Core Course Requirements: 6 Hours
    • 2 Electives: 6 Hours
  • This is a non-thesis program 


Required Core Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ILDT 5301 Foundations of Instructional Design and Learning Technology* 3
ILDT 5303 Designing and Developing Meaningful Online Learning* 3



Select one from "Learning Experience" group below:
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
ILDT 5310  Inclusive, Equitable, and Culturally Responsive Online Learning 3
ILDT 5320 Simulations of Gamification of Learning: Theories and Practice 3
ILDT 5330 Creating Open and Informal Learning Environments with Technology 3
ILDT 5340 Facilitation Strategies for Hybrid Online Learning 3


Select one from "Specialization" list below:
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
ILDT 5350 Multimedia Design Tools for Online Learning 3
ILDT 5360 User Experience Design for Accessibility 3
ILDT 5370  Program Planning and Implementation for Hybrid and Virtual Learning 3
ILDT 5380 Learning System Design and Implementation 3
ILDT 5390 Leadership in Instructional Technology 3
ILDT5302 Theories of Teaching and Learning with Technology 3
ILDT 5304 Assessment and Evaluation with Learning Technologies 3

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Program Director

Dr. Hugh Kellam

Clinical Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences



Monique Bird

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Email: monique.bird@uta.edu

Phone #: 817-272-7456

Office: 516 Hammond Hall

Manuel Alonso

Academic Recruiter

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Email: manuel.alonso@uta.edu

Phone #: 817-272-3124

Office: 104 C Trimble Hall

Graduate Advisor

Berhane Doilicho

Graduate Advisor


Email: berhane.doilicho@uta.edu

Phone #: 817-272-2956

Office: 513 Carlisle Hall

Brittany Stein

Graduate Academic Advisor II

Office Hours

504 Carlisle Hall

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Email: brittany.stein@uta.edu

Phone #: 817-272-7577

Office: 504 Carlisle Hall

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