Intellectual & Innovative
Learn how to create quality learning solutions that promote intellectual, professional, and personal development.
The online MS in IDPT program prepares students to plan, develop, and manage instructional materials and their emerging technologies, particularly in the growing field of online learning and training.
Based on competencies from the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction, Baker developed the curriculum with input from an advisory panel with a wide range of backgrounds, including company presidents and CEOs, instructional design professionals, performance improvement consultants, project managers, multimedia learning specialists, e-learning developers, software engineers, and scholars in the field.
Classes are held online, and the program can be completed in about two years.
Learn From The Best
All faculty are experienced professionals in instructional design, training, or human performance technology and bring diverse perspectives to each course.
Baker graduate programs are approved for federal financial loan programs. Contact Financial Aid for further information.
The MS in IDPT program is approved by the Higher Learning Commission (312.263.0456, hlcommission.org).
Requirements and Curriculum
Transfer of Credit
Dr. Marc Childress | Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Regena Aye | Assistant Professor of Education
The online master’s program fits the demanding schedules of working professionals.
Each online course lasts seven weeks.
The program is delivered in our popular cohort model.
The program can be completed in two years.
MS in IDPT FAQ
1. What can I do with an MS in Instructional Design and Performance Technology?
2. Do I have to take the GRE?
3. How long will it take me to earn my MS in IDPT?
4. How much time must I commit to my courses to be a successful student? How many hours of homework per week?
5. What is the master’s project?