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Mount Union Launches New Master’s Concentration in Instructional Design and Technology

September 19, 2022

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Adapting to the continual evolution and transition of P-12 learning, the University of Mount Union’s Master of Education program has announced a new concentration in instructional design and technology. 

This new concentration focuses on providing educators with the skills and preparation to be leaders in online and digital learning from both theoretical and practical perspectives in the classroom. 

The instructional design and technology concentration also ensures that education professionals seeking a career transition outside of traditional classroom teaching are ready for their own industrial advancement.

“Our concentration in instructional design and technology is relevant to the current and ongoing needs of P-12 schools, colleges and universities, and a range of organizations,” said Dr. Mandy Capel, director of graduate programs for Mount Union’s School of Education. “Students enrolling in this concentration will work with instructional designers, technology specialists, and experienced leaders in digital and online pedagogy.” 

The program is offered in an asynchronous format that is flexible to the busy lives of working professionals. The program also offers three start dates, with the application deadline for the spring term being December 30. Teaching professionals employed in Mount Union partner districts receive a 10% discount and Mount Union alumni receive a 5% discount off tuition.

Mount Union’s Master of Education degree program is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and Higher Learning Commission and also features in-demand concentrations in athletic coaching, educational leadership and Ohio principal licensure.

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