Engage More. Earn More.
Personalized learning empowered by technology isn't going anywhere: More than half of American classrooms have a 1:1 student to device ratio.1 Further, interactive learning has shown to significantly boost engagement and retention among adult learners in the workplace in addition to children at school.2
Whether you're in the classroom or designing professional development courses, a Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology will help you incorporate technology and drive results among your learners. You'll be ready to design instruction that is accessible to learners, employs the latest teaching strategies, and incorporates technology in a way that increases learner success through deeper engagement.
As you help others learn, you'll also earn more. 88 percent of major U.S. school districts pay teachers more when they attain a master's degree.3 Not a teacher? The average salary of learning-design jobs are on the higher end of education salaries and show promising growth over the next decade:
|Learning Design and Technology Careers||Career Growth 2018–2028||Median Annual Salary|
|Instructional Coordinators (including Instructional Designers)||6%4||$64,4504|
|Training and Development Managers||8%5||$111,3405|
|Elementary and Kindergarten Teachers*||3%6||$57,9806|
|Middle School Teachers*||3%7||$58,6007|
|High School Teachers*||4%8||$60,3208|
Top Careers in Learning Design
The skills you'll gain in our online M.Ed. in Learning Design and Technology program will enrich any organization, but you don't have to be a teacher to grow in your career. Examples of positions* that may be open to you with this degree include:
- Director of Teaching and Learning
- Instructional Design Specialist
- Technology Integrationist
- Professional Development Coach
- Curriculum Specialist/Director
- Information Technology Specialist
- Digital Learning Coach
- STEAM Teacher*/Coordinator
*Professional licensure may be required. This program is not intended to lead to a professional license or certification in any state.