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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

  • 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.
  • Certificate programs
    The target group for these certificate programs consists of professional practitioners who have an interest in continuing professional education.
    - Certificate in Educational Technology
    - Certificate of Professional Practice in Educational Technology

- Certificate in Instructional Design Foundations

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

  • PH.D.
    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.

More information

Contact IDD&E

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