Learning Technologies & Instructional Design MA


Entirely Online | 30 Credits | 2 Years
  • Focus on integrating technology into the classroom and bringing progressive change to Iowa and beyond
  • Develop your skills by designing projects for use in your classroom and professional life, based upon best practices
  • Faculty are dedicated to your learning and providing hands-on experiences
  • Ranked in the top 15% of online master's in education programs in 2023 by U.S. News and World Report 

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As an Online & Distance Education student, you’ll have a dedicated Program Coordinator and Enrollment Contact to assist you with registering for classes, navigating the course sequence and billing process, preparing for graduation and much more.

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Leigh Zeitz

Program Coordinator

Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

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Linda Loy

Enrollment Contact


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Delivered Entirely Online

Courses are offered entirely online, providing you with a network of colleagues who share common experiences. Coursework is offered in 8-week sessions in Fall/Spring terms and 6-weeks in the Summer via Blackboard, a dynamic platform that will enhance your learning experience and sense of community with fellow classmates. Courses will meet Thursday evenings via Zoom, allowing students to interact in real-time. An in-person, one-weekend meeting will be held on the UNI campus during the first semester (date and time TBD, and remote access is available upon request).

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Our graduates are prepared to become:
  • Technology Integration Specialists
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Instructional Designers
  • Technology Coaches
  • Master Technology-Using Teachers
  • Instructional Technology Coordinators
  • Educational Technology Center Staff
  • Special Education Media Specialists
  • Area Education Agency (AEA) Specialists
  • Community College Instructors/Administrators
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Individualized Support Services

Throughout every step of your program, you'll have a dedicated team of support staff ready to assist you. You'll also have access to UNI services such as:

  • Personalized academic advising
  • Support from Financial Aid, Career Services and Rod Library staff
  • Academic support and tutoring opportunities from the Learning Center
  • Access to student accessibility services and staff
  • Technical support assistance
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To be admitted, students must have:

  • CV/Resume
  • Along with the application, students should have their official transcripts sent directly to the Office of Admissions


Next Steps

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Contact Us

Our team of support staff is available to help you throughout your UNI journey.

Contact us at 319-273-7206 or online@uni.edu for assistance!

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Scholarships Available

Online & Distance Education offers scholarships to UNI teaching alumni who enroll in a degree-seeking graduate program at a distance.

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Delivery of this program is contingent on a sufficient number of students being accepted into the program. 

Enrolling in this cohort was one of the best and most rewarding decisions I have made in my professional career. I have grown to be a leader in my field and have been challenged to expand my skill set throughout my educational journey.

Erin Chute
Class of 2019