CDIT Program Requirements

The CDIT master’s program is flexible so you can complete it through classroom-based coursework, online coursework, or a combination of both.  The program offers choices in the required coursework and can therefore be tailored to meet your specific career goals.

You must complete a minimum of 30 credits at the graduate level as outlined below.

Program of Study - 30 credits

  • One course (3 credits) in Instruction, such as:
    • TAP 621: Understanding Learning and Teaching or,
    • TAP 623: Systematic Design of Instruction
       
  • One course (3 credits) in either Curriculum Development or Instructional Technology, such as
     
    • Curriculum Development
      • TAP: 510 Fundamentals of Program Development
      • TAP 652, or
      • TAP 655
         
    • Instructional Technology
      • TAP 523: Media in Teaching and Learning
      • TAP 525: Educational Television Production I
      • TAP 526: Educational Computing
      • TAP 527: Teaching and Learning with Logo, or
      • TAP 550 (Eng 552, Lin 552): Approaches to English Grammar
         
  • Two courses (6 credits) in Foundations of Education, with at least one course in Educational and Social Thought, such as:
    • TAP 512: Teachers in Context or,
    • TAP 520: Communication, Technology and the Knowledge-Building Enterprise
       
  • One course in Human Learning and Development, such as:
    • TAP 519 Learning in the Academic Disciplines
       
  • At least five courses (15 credits) in the student's chosen area of specialization as developed with their advisor.
     
  • One of the following (3 credit) courses:
    • TAP 680 Research Seminar - Critical Introduction to Educational Research Paradigms
    • TAP 681 Research Seminar - Research in Practice or,
    • TAP 699 Master's Thesis

Now that you know what’s required for a master’s in CDIT, learn more about application deadlines.