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Instructional Design for Online Learning
Master of Science in Education

Put your passion into action and help people learn more effectively in cutting-edge digital environments. With Capella’s online MS in Education, Instructional Design for Online Learning specialization, you can build the skills you need to integrate emerging trends in online education with the highest ethical standards. Open new professional doors as you learn how to balance instructional design, the psychology of learning, and the power of technology. Sharpen your focus on methods of online delivery, software tools, and project management. You’ll also dive deep into applying instructional theory and managing projects.

Competency-based curriculum 

Our program is designed around competencies established by the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction.

Professional development plan

To help you focus on achieving your goals and stay on track, you can create a professional development plan in your first course.

Apply your expertise

Learn how to utilize instructional design theory in real-world learning situations as part of your coursework.

Classes start February 7

Use the code WINTER to waive the $50 application fee.

At a Glance

  • Online
  • 2 Core courses
  • 7 Specialization courses
  • 2 Elective courses
  • 1 Capstone

Reduce your tuition by $2,500

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $2.5K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your master’s degree. Eligibility rules and exclusions apply. Connect with us for details.