Careers in Instructional Technology: Prepare for the Next Generation of Learners
Lindenwood’s online Master of Arts in Instructional Technology degree explores innovative tools designed to enhance learning experiences. As a student, you’ll learn from industry experts and gain advanced professional skills in software, hardware, web-based applications, and more.
- $66,290 median annual salary for instructional coordinators in 2019
- 6% industry growth rate
- More than 39,000 new careers in educational technology by 2029
Instructional technology professionals are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 39,000 new positions will be created for instructional coordinators and training specialists by 2029.
Instructional coordinators design and test educational materials to be used in schools. They must ensure teachers are using new materials correctly and that they are beneficial to the learning experience of students.
Training and Development Specialist
Training and development specialists ensure employees have the knowledge and skills necessary to properly do their jobs and grow professionally. Their responsibilities may include reviewing and selecting available training programs and scheduling employees for training courses.
Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Additional careers in instructional technology for graduates of this program:
- High school teacher
- High school equivalency diploma teacher
- Career and technical education teacher
- Training and development manager
As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.
Program Outcomes: Successful Careers in Instructional Technology
When you complete the online master of arts in instructional technology program, you will be able to:
- Understand how instructional technology can be used to engage students and promote rigor in the classroom
- Effectively apply technology skills in innovative ways to develop a collaborative learning environment
- Demonstrate knowledge of the ethical issues related to educational technology at the local, state, national, and international levels
- Properly utilize the latest educational technology tools to enhance the learning experience for students
- Help adults advance their professional skills through available educational technology
Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.
Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.