Academic Catalog


Doctor of Philosophy Education with a Concentration in Instructional Design and Technology (PhD)

John Baaki, Graduate Program Director

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education Instructional Design and Technology (ID&T) concentration prepares individuals to conduct research and assume leadership roles in the field of instructional technology. Students will master a number of instructional design skills, ranging from instructional problem identification, task and audience analysis, strategy design, assessment, evaluation, and implementation that they can use in a variety of settings including traditional classrooms, distance education, business, health care, military, K-12 and higher education, and government. Courses explore theories and research that provide a foundation for the field. Students are also expected to participate in and conduct research studies as part of their program. Completing the PhD in ID&T will prepare students to take jobs as instructional design and human performance practitioners in business, military, government, health care, and educational settings. They are also prepared to take positions as faculty members in higher education and as researchers for private organizations. The PhD in Education Instructional Design Technology (ID&T) concentration is offered on-campus and online.