Up to 18 credits of transfer credit
Instructional design careers in a variety of settings, including distance learning.
Financial aid for those who qualify**
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Keiser University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Design and Technology prepares education professionals to apply instructional systems design, theory, tools, and technologies to achieve desired educational and training outcomes in various settings. Coursework for the doctorate fosters lifelong learning and values leadership, ethical and informed decision-making, diversity, assessment, program evaluation, effective communication, and educational technology.
Featuring a “Student First” mentality, Keiser University is committed to providing the education students need to excel in their careers and their lives—whether that is in this PhD program dedicated to maximizing instructional systems or one of the dozens of other graduate programs. Our commitment to putting students first leads us to offer a flexible learning option through an online delivery format.
Through our PhD in Instructional Design and Technology program, we offer the professional development students need to advance their careers in educational fields, designing instruction for e-learning as well as in-person learning experiences.
Take your teaching with technology career to an instructional management-level with Keiser’s instructional design and technology PhD program. This Doctor of Philosophy program prepares students to meet the practical challenges of research-based and technology-enhanced instructional design for any educational setting, from online teaching to corporate training to higher education.
Keiser University’s PhD in Instructional Design and Technology gives students the tools and training to combine technology, teaching, and design for educational experiences that lead to better learning outcomes for their students. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
To receive a Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Design and Technology, students must earn 60 graduate semester credit hours. Curriculum for this instructional technology program of study includes:
|Ethical and Legal Issues in Education/Leadership||3.0 credit hours|
|Diversity, Ethical Decision Making, and Community Relations||3.0 credit hours|
|Leading Technology Innovation||3.0 credit hours|
|Designing Training and Performance Solutions||3.0 credit hours|
|Curriculum Design||3.0 credit hours|
|PhD Instructional Design and Technology Core Courses|
|Instructional Design Theory||3.0 credit hours|
|Analysis and Design of Technology – Based Learning Models||3.0 credit hours|
|Instructional Multimedia||3.0 credit hours|
|Current Issues in Instructional Technology||3.0 credit hours|
|Elective||3.0 credit hours|
|Elective||3.0 credit hours|
|Quantitative Research I||3.0 credit hours|
|Quantitative Research II||3.0 credit hours|
|Qualitative Research||3.0 credit hours|
|Mixed Methods||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Research: Pre-Proposal and Literature Review||3.0 credit hours|
|Dissertation||12 credit hours (6 courses at 2 credits each)|
Note: Doctoral students must complete two residencies: one in the first year of the program and the second prior to dissertation.
Upon graduation from our on-campus or online PhD instructional design and technology program, you will have earned a doctorate as well as gained the abilities you need to:
Through Keiser’s educational technology program, you will develop and hone critical thinking skills, an appreciation of training technologies, and the ability to work autonomously or with a team to develop a game plan for creating instruction that meets learning goals. You will also gain the experience, expertise, credential, and confidence to pursue next-level teaching and training roles in higher education and professional organizations. Career opportunities can include.
If you’ve been looking for the right instructional design and technology PhD program to achieve your educational and career goals, look no further. Keiser University has your program. Our IDT program of study can help you elevate your career and your future! Learn more about our PhD in Instructional Design and Technology today by Requesting More Info now!