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Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation

The Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation (IDD&E) Department at Syracuse University offers dynamic graduate programs preparing effective practitioners and respected researchers in the broad domain of instructional systems and educational technology. For over 60 years, IDD&E has demonstrated excellence in research and development, consultation, service, and education, consistently ranking among the top programs in the country, and enjoying a diversity of students and graduates from over 50 countries throughout the world.

Graduate programs

Certificate programs

These programs are for professionals who have an interest in continuing education.

Certificate of Advanced Studies (C.A.S.) in IDD&E

The C.A.S. builds upon the master’s degree, preparing students for higher-level positions in education, industry, or academia.

Master of Science in IDD&E
The Masters of Science in IDD&E provides students with the opportunity to develop competencies to design, create, implement, and evaluate non-technology and technology-supported instructional solutions for a variety of educational and professional settings.

Master of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT)
The Masters of Science in Instructional Technology (MSIT) is for teachers who have completed prior studies in one or more fields of PreK-12 education and who already hold or are eligible for a New York State Initial teaching certificate in those fields. 

Our MSIT Program is now streamlined! Earn your NYS certification as an Educational Technology Specialist in 30 credits, in just one year of full-time study. That year is packed with rich experiences that will help you develop the competencies to meet the growing educational technology demands for K-12 teachers. See what some of our current students and alumni have to say about the MSIT program

PH.D. in IDD&E

Doctor of Philosophy students in IDD&E select one of two emphases in their Ph.D. programs: an Academic Research focus, or a Professional Studies focus.

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Contact IDD&E

Instructional Design and Development
330 Huntington Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244
(315) 443-3703
Linda Tucker - lltucker@syr.edu