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Your Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology from University of Houston-Clear Lake is designed for those who are already involved in areas of technology or curriculum development such as educators preparing online content, curriculum developers, HR professionals, web developers, or software consultants. Through your coursework, you will gain a new perspective and learn to approach challenges in a new and different way. You will interact with peers from different fields, gain experiences that might not exist at work, and build relationships and a network of peers. Your degree helps you harness the latest technology tools and interactive, multi-media strategies to reinforce learning, and it puts you at a competitive advantage toward a highly compensated position in an academic or corporate setting.
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Your Master of Science in Instructional Design and Technology from UHCL’s College
of Education provides professional education in educational technology and instructional
design for people in diverse economic sectors, specifically teachers from preschool
to high school. The degree is available completely online (though cohorts can be formed
upon requests for a web-enhanced/face-to-face hybrid instructional environment). This
degree will provide you with an understanding of learning and design theories, models,
and instructional strategies. It includes hands-on work developing computer-based
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Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
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Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.