Education (Ph.D.) - Instructional Design & Technology

Education (Ph.D.) - Instructional Design & Technology

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Education Core Courses
EDUC 701Advanced Learning Theory and Research3
EDUC 703Theories of Historical and Social Foundations of Education3
Choose three credit hours from the following:3
Issues & Trends in Learning Technologies 1
Organizational Analysis and Problem Solving
Instructional Design & Technology Cognate
EDUC 731Instructional Design Theory3
EDUC 732Principles of Human Performance Technology3
EDUC 733Instructional Systems Design3
EDUC 736Models for Instructional Design and Technology3
Elective Courses
Choose six credit hours of EDUC 700-900 Elective Courses6
Research Courses
EDUC 812Advanced Educational Statistics3
EDUC 815Quantitative Methods of Research3
EDUC 817Qualitative Methods of Research3
EDUC 860Literature Review for Advanced Research3
EDUC 980Research Concepts & Methodology3
Choose three credit hours from the following:3
Advanced Quantitative Methods of Research 1
Advanced Qualitative Methods of Research 1
Dissertation Courses 2
EDUC 987Dissertation Prospectus and Research 35
EDUC 988Dissertation Proposal & Research 35
EDUC 989Dissertation Writing and Research 35
EDUC 990Dissertation Defense0
Total Hours60

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 60 hours
  • A minimum of 45 hours must be completed through Liberty University, not to include credits from a prior degree earned through Liberty
  • A maximum of 15 hours of transfer credit, including credit from a degree on the same academic level previously earned through Liberty, may be applied to the degree
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Successful defense of dissertation
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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