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Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

The Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology program prepares students who want to start or advance careers in traditional or non-traditional settings in educational program design, online learning, corporate training, performance assessment, instructional design and evaluation, and the management of educational programs. The program equips students with the skills and knowledge required to significantly improve learning and performance outcomes within their organizations.

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Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

Curriculum Overview

The curriculum draws from learning and motivation research, as well as knowledge of how to leverage technology to design face-to-face, technology-enabled, and blended learning experiences.

Sample Courses

  • Creating Communities of Interest
  • Media Selection and Evaluation
  • Design of Learning Environments

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Through the “Master’s Studio” capstone, students will conduct a practical application of learning and design theory by designing or evaluating a learning product.  The capstone will incorporate the elements of analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.

Randy Hill, Executive Director, Institute for Creative Technologies

People are saying

I will be really excited to meet the graduates from this program and have the opportunity to interview them and recommend them to my peers in other institutions. I think they are going to be adding great value to the world of learning.

Randy Hill – Executive Director – Institute for Creative Technologies



The Admissions Committee seeks students whose academic background, professional goals, personal commitment and communication skills meet the demands of the program, and show promise for a successful career as a teacher.

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We appreciate your interest in the USC Rossier School of Education, and we look forward to meeting you!