School of Education - George Mason University

Learning Design and Technology

Program Description

Graduate from the online MS in Learning Design and Technology at George Mason University ready to design and implement learning experiences that help people improve their performance with new knowledge, skills, and abilities. Unlike other degree programs, our core curriculum includes not only the basic competencies set forth by the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (IBSTPI), but also the advanced and managerial competencies that prepare you for more senior roles.

You can step into new roles like learning or instructional designer, e-learning developer, and UX designer with your new abilities to:

  • Analyze and evaluate learning technologies, programs, and trends
  • Collaborate with business leaders and subject matter experts
  • Design and implement new learning solutions
  • Manage projects through their entire life cycle

3 Program Options

Learning design is a rapidly growing industry that applies to all sectors of business, higher education, government, and nonprofit organizations. Mason offers three graduate program options so you can match your academic needs to your career goals:

All 15 credits from the Learning Technologies Certificate with a Concentration in E-Learning may be applied to the online Master’s in Learning Design and Technology, and you will need only 17 additional credits to earn your master’s.