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Learning Design and Technology


Gain vital knowledge and explore innovative techniques to maximize learners’ potential. Purdue University’s online Master of Science in Education in Learning Design and Technology helps you deliver effective instructional materials whether you’re teaching in a classroom or training in a boardroom.

The learning design and technology program prepares you to master current, proven learning methods and educational technologies through a rigorous curriculum taught by internationally recognized faculty members. Our program accepts students from all different educational and professional backgrounds who have an interest in the field of educational technology and learning design.

Our mission is to:

  • Prepare individuals at the master’s and doctoral levels to serve as outstanding educators and leaders in the field who have expertise in the design and evaluation of learning experiences that effectively integrate pedagogy and technology.
  • Conduct programs of cutting-edge research and scholarship related to learning technologies and design both within our program and through collaborations with colleagues within the College of Education, across the university, and with entities outside the university
  • Engage with schools, business-industry, and non-profit organizations to broaden our impact and understanding of learning, technology, and design issues.

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Our Faculty

Our faculty is involved in a wide range of research activities and projects related to the field of Learning Design and Technology. See our list of faculty and see an overview of their research projects at the following links:

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