Master Of Education In Higher Education Instructional Design And Technology
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
NCATE through CAEP

Develop Dynamic Learning Environments with Our Master’s in Education Degree in Higher Education – Instructional Design and Technology

Combining your creativity, interest in technology, and love of education into a degree program is easier than you think! Our master’s in education degree in higher education with a specialization in instructional design and technology provides the training you need to answer the call for experts in higher education where the use of technology is crucial to the success of teachers and students alike. Virtual classrooms and digital content are constantly developing, and instructional design professionals are needed to keep up with industry pace.

Read More

Why Choose Our Master’s in Education Degree in Higher Education – Instructional Design and Technology Online Program

Liberty University is a leader in higher education, pioneering distance education since 1985. A lot has changed since then, but our commitment to Training Champions for Christ has remained. We are proud to offer our M.Ed. in Higher Education degree – Instructional Design and Technology program 100% online, so you do not have to relocate or take time away from your career and family to pursue your degree. Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), providing you with both quality and flexibility. We have also received program accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards through the CAEP accreditation system. 

What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Higher Education – Instructional Design and Technology Online Program

Our master’s in education degree in higher education – instructional design and technology provides the critical educational concepts you need to develop an understanding of the social and political aspects of higher education, student support services, and more. This online M.Ed. program includes coursework in technology practices, foundational concepts in technology and online learning, and principles of design management in distance education. This specialization is a valuable degree for aspiring college and university course developers.

Featured Courses

Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Master of Education – Higher Education Program Highlights

  • By earning your Master of Education – Higher Education online from a nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we actually lowered our tuition for our Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education programs in the 2019-20 academic year. At $415 per credit hour for full time (at least 9 credits per semester), Liberty University’s M.Ed. online is now available at one of the lowest tuition rates for this degree in the country.
  • Our online master’s in education degree program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, through the CAEP accreditation system.
  • You can complete this program in as little as one year!

Higher Education Degree Information and Requirements

     Apply Now    Request Info

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates per year, and no set login times

Potential Careers

  • Educational research team
  • Course design and administration

Admission Requirements for the Master’s in Education degree – Higher Education Online Program

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admission-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.