Campus: Virginia Tech Online (Virtual) 

Instructions: Online Courses for Virtual Option  

The Instructional Technology Master's program (ITMA) is a rigorous graduate program designed to prepare you to be a professional instructional technologist. As a graduate of the Virginia Tech Instructional Technology Program, you will enjoy the respect and opportunities afforded by completing one of the finest Instructional Technology programs in the country.

Virginia Tech Online Program
30 Credit Hours for M.A.Ed.
Enrolls over 250 students across the country
affiliated with the Center for Instructional Technology Solutions
Our Master's Program in Instructional Technology

The Instructional Design and Technology (IT) Master's Degree program is designed to meet the needs of professional educators in K-12 schools, community colleges, and higher education, as well as corporate trainers and other instructional development professionals outside of the academic realm. The focus of the program is on the creation of effective solutions to support learning and improved performance. Individual professional experiences are highly valued and will form the basis for most of the projects developed throughout the program. Because this is a distance program, all courses are offered electronically. Depending on the nature of the course, supporting instructional content may consist of Web-based tutorials, textbooks, CDs, or other appropriate materials.

The Instructional Technology Master's program (ITMA) is a rigorous graduate program designed to prepare you to be a professional instructional technologist. As a graduate of the Virginia Tech Instructional Technology Program, you will enjoy the respect and opportunities afforded by completing one of the finest Instructional Technology programs in the country.

Why Study Instructional Design and Technology Here?

Our Faculty and and staff in the Instructional Design and Technology program have very diverse interests that encompass all aspects of instructional technology and committed to support students as they develop the professional, academic, research, and interpersonal skills required for a successful career of their choice.Our coursework is designed to help students advance their understanding of educational issues, theories, and practice related to Instructional Design and Technology.

Faculty Research Interests

Instructional design

Effective instructional design strategies for distance learning environments

 

Instructional design

Application of learning theories to instructional products

Video-based learning

 

Application of innovative technologies to instructional situations

Design and development of electronic performance systems to support online learning

 

Instructional design

Distance Learning

Self-Efficacy

 

Dr. John Burton

Instructional technology including research versus evaluation and hypermedia

Related Programs

Students interested in applying to the Instructional Technology (M.A.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction) degree should contact by email at itma@vt.edu or by phone at 540-231-9658.


Visit our office 44A Smyth Blacksburg, VA 24061

Domestic and International Application

Fall: August 1st

Spring: January 1st

Summer I: May 1st

Summer II: June 1st

 

CONTACT US

Dr. Ken Potter
Program Leader, Instructional Technology Online (ITMA)
144 Smyth Hall
540-231-7039
kpotter@vt.edu

Emily P. Bishop
ITMA Program Coordinator
144 Smyth Hall
540-231-9658
itma@vt.edu

School of Education

226 War Memorial Hall (0313)

370 Drillfield Drive

Blacksburg, VA 24061