Online MEd in Learning & Instructional Design

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Online Graduate Program Details

The online Master of Education in Learning & Instructional Design (MeD LID) degree at Wichita State University is an enhancement of the traditional Curriculum and Instruction program, bringing focus to the application of emerging technology in course design and delivery.

This program is designed for professionals in Corporate Training, Professional Development, Instructional Design, K-12 and Higher Education. Education degree or licensure is not required for admisison to this program.

Online MEd LID Degree Requirements

This graduate program requires 36 credit hours of coursework.

21 credit hours: Core Curriculum Courses

12 credit hours: Elective Courses

3 credit hours: Thesis/Non-Thesis Work

Key Program Features

Students will master the principles behind instructional content and delivery, program design and instructional leadership. Elective courses allow for an individualized program plan based on personal and professional interests.

  • Learn instructional design processes and learning theories
  • Gain advanced knowledge of communication methods, media and technology
  • Build a foundation and conceptual framework for the program design process
  • Develop instructional strategies and skills to facilitate learning at all levels
  • Use educational media and emerging technologies to enhance learning

Online MEd LID Program Admission Requirements

Program Entry

Applications are accepted for fall, spring and summer semester admissions.

In addition to the Graduate School requirements, students seeking this degree must show potential to do graduate work by meeting GPA or GRE score requirements and by providing evidence of teaching, training or program design experience.


Students earning this degree will be admitted to the Wichita State University Graduate School.

Step 1: Apply to the Graduate School and submit official transcripts.

Visit: wichita.edu/APPLY

Step 2: Submit Letter of Interest to the Graduate Coordinator.

Email: MEDLIDonline@wichita.edu

Step 3: Contact our Online Advisor for an individualized plan of study and next steps.

Email: MEDLIDonline@wichita.edu  |  Call: (888) 805-4013

Admission Requirements

Show potential to do graduate work by meeting one or more of the following:

  • WSU Teacher Education Graduate, minimum GPA of 2.750 in last 60 credit hours; OR
  • Graduate from an NCATE accredited program with a 3.00 GPA or better; OR
  • GPA of at least 2.750 in last 60 credit hours and GRE scores of at least 152 verbal and 152 quantitative; OR
  • Alternative evidence that documents academic aptitude.

Evidence of involvement in teaching, training, program design or recommendation by the graduate program committee.

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