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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Instructional Design and Technology, M.S.


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Admission and Program Requirements


New students are admitted once a year for the fall term segment that begins in August. Deadline for completing online applications (www.csumentor.edu) is July 1, as is the postmark deadline for mailed applications. This deadline may be changed based upon enrollment projections. Please check the program website for current information at ed.fullerton.edu/msidt.

Students must meet the CSU requirements for admission to a master’s degree program. Please consult the Graduate Admissions  section in this catalog for complete information. In addition, admission to conditional classified standing in the program includes the following:

  • Minimum grade-point average of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units attempted as documented by two official copies of transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • For international students from countries where English is not the official language, a TOEFL score of 575
  • Submission of a written self-assessment essay. Students must submit a written essay on issues such as why they would be good candidates for the program, including their experience in online learning environments and curriculum development or training; time management skills, their level and types of technology skills, their technology access, ability to work independently and professional goals
  • Successfully pass an interview designed to assess their level of technology knowledge, skills, abilities to be an online learner and professional goals
  • Technology requirements may be found on the program website, ed.fullerton.edu/msidt
  • Complete of a readiness for online learning survey tool
  • Continuation and completion of the program requires registration, attendance and successful completion of the “Boot-Up Orientation” and the Midpoint Symposium (program requisites)

If circumstances force a student to fall out of their original cohort schedule, they will be permitted to continue in the program, but will default to the next cohort cycle provided they remain in good academic standing.

Study Plan


The Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology requires 30 units of approved graduate courses and takes a total of five semesters, (21 months) to complete. The schedule runs yearround as follows:

August


  • Boot-Up Orientation (1 day/Saturday)

October


  • Midpoint Symposium (1 day/Saturday)

Total (30 units)


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