Benefits & Career Paths

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  • Accommodates a wide spectrum of interests in learning environments (ranging from museums to the military context)
  • Utilizes USC-wide experts in psychology and neuroscience, engineering, cinematic arts, communication and other relevant fields
  • Culminates in a practice-oriented capstone
  • Delivered online in state-of-the-art synchronous and asynchronous modalities

Career Paths

Graduates will be prepared to design, develop, implement, and evaluate learning environments and outcomes for various formal (e.g., K-12 and higher education), non-formal (e.g., corporate, military, and government organizations) and informal settings (e.g., museums, science centers, and public spaces).

Potential jobs for graduates include:

  • Educational Program Designer
  • Learning Strategist
  • Instructional Design and Evaluation Specialist/Instructional Systems’ Designer
  • Performance Assessment Manager
  • Training Director/Manager
  • Director of Distance Learning
  • Education Coordinators and Directors in the following settings:
    • Museums
    • Science centers
    • Aquariums
    • After-school programs
    • Tutoring centers

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