Avila University Master of Arts in Management with a concentration in Workplace Instructional Design Online

Strengthen your ability to define your organization’s educational needs, develop instructional materials, and implement engaging learning solutions.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/3/23 Apply Now

Program Overview

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Check out the online management master’s in workplace instructional design

Lead your organization’s learning initiatives when you earn an online Master of Arts in Management with a concentration in Workplace Instructional Design from Avila University. Prepare to design, implement, and manage industry-specific educational programs that develop both professional and personal development. Facilitate dynamic learning experiences optimized for your organization’s goals, challenges, and culture.

Complete this online M.A. Management – Workplace Instructional Design in as few as 12 months with our 100% online coursework and accelerate 8-week courses. Plus, receive individualized attention from our highly engaged faculty who are dedicated to your academic success.

Career opportunities:

  • E-Learning Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Instructional Designer
  • E-Learning Manager
  • Training Manager
  • Instructional Designer

$18,000 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
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Tuition

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Acquire a high-value graduate degree with our competitively priced tuition

The M.A. Management – Workplace Instructional Design online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

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Choose from multiple, convenient start dates

Ideal for working professionals, the M.A. Management – Workplace Instructional Design online program features 8-week courses and multiple start dates each year so you can begin at the time that works best for you. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 1 20231/3/2312/21/2212/21/2212/21/221/2/232/25/238 weeks
Spring 2 20232/27/232/17/232/22/232/24/232/26/234/22/238 weeks
Summer 1 20234/24/234/14/234/19/234/21/234/23/236/17/238 weeks
Summer 2 20236/20/236/10/236/15/236/16/236/19/238/12/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

12/21/22 Apply Date
1/3/23 Class Starts

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Admissions

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Review the admission requirements for the online master’s management – workplace instructional design

We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Avila online M.A. Management – Workplace Instructional Design below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2.75 GPA
  • No GMAT or GRE required

In order to be eligible to receive an M.A. Management degree from Avila University, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.75 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended

Submit all official transcripts to:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Courses

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See what you’ll learn in the online master’s management – workplace instructional design

In order to earn the M.A. Management – Workplace Instructional Design online, you will complete 10 courses for a total of 30 credit hours. There are no leveling courses or prerequisites required.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of the structure, individual and group behavior, and development of organizations.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed as a survey and overview of fundamental and intermediate statistical and financial concepts and techniques. The emphasis is primarily on the thought processes behind different types of analyses and secondarily on the mechanical execution of such analyses. The primary topics covered will blend key concepts from three disciplines: statistics, finance, and decision science.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on the interpersonal communication and leadership skills needed for effective organizational development. The course emphasizes conflict management, presentation skills, and informal writing, as well as important leadership skills ranging from giving and receiving feedback to performance appraisals. The course is designed as a “train the trainers” course, enabling learners to later pass on skills to consulting clients, co-workers, and employees.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An experiential approach to the study of change for the internal or external OD professional or organizational manager. Topics regarding consulting and motivating for high-performing systems include interpersonal interventions, team development, and continuous improvement processes.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
One of the most important skills leaders and practitioners can have is the ability to influence others to achieve work and organizational objectives. Many organizations welcome diversity as an asset, but lack strategic thinking for managing diversity, inclusion and belonging effectively. This program provides participants with a strategic planning model and an understanding of the critical role diversity councils play in organization success. There is a blend of facilitation skills and activities that will enable organizations to appoint effective diversity councils, develop a mission statement, a vision for the organization, objectives, strategies, and employee action plans.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This is a course about leadership theory specifically in the context of management and organizations. In this course, you will survey the broad spectrum of leadership theories and the research that led toward the theoretical conclusions. You will learn to appreciate the strength of the theories but understand the limitations so that as practitioners you can apply your own set of principles based on what we do know about leadership
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is the capstone of the M.A. in Management program. It requires the completion of a faculty-approved project that demonstrates professional competence. The project is informed by and contributes to the appropriate discipline literature. It is comparable to a project a student would complete as an internal or external professional. The purpose of the Applied Research Project is the application and demonstration of skill and proficiency as a direct result of student learning accomplished throughout the Master’s program and in their work experience and integrating that with a knowledge base that provides evidence of the ability to research and give meaning to theory and assumptions
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course sets the stage for lifelong learning based on capabilities within the field of Instructional Design. As reflective practitioners, students will create and use ePortfolios throughout the program to demonstrate ID capabilities. This course explores IDT practices that are flexible and adaptable making it a dynamic capability that adds value to a business. The course topics will include concepts used in project management, knowledge management and change management and how they are used in the ID setting. This portion of the class explores the people side of instructional design.

Course objectives:

  • Learners will have knowledge of instructional modalities
  • Learners will identify the elements of effective learning and behavioral outcomes
  • Learners will have knowledge of rapid prototyping in the context of instructional design
  • Learners will develop an understanding how project management, change management and knowledge management play a role in instructional design
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Students will study learning theory and instructional design theory and assess the impact of technology on learning and instruction. This course provides a historical view of the Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) field to draw parallels between constantly changing issues and demands on its practitioners. Students will learn how to adjust instructional methods for specific instructional situations. Students will be challenged to adapt methods and technologies in innovative ways to respond to market demands

    Course objectives:

    ● Learners will have knowledge of instructional modalities

    ● Learners will identify the elements of effective learning and behavioral outcomes

    ● Learners will have knowledge of rapid prototyping in the context of instructional design

    ● Learners will develop an understanding how project management, change management and knowledge management play a role in instructional design

    Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Participants test their consulting skills and their conceptualizations of IDT principles in problem-solving based scenarios. The course emphasizes instructional design theory to match methods and techniques to the situation for learning solutions that provide speed-to-value at minimal costs for clients. Technology is demonstrated as an enabler to achieve these results.

    Course objectives:

    ● Use effective questioning techniques to identify training outcomes

    ● Select and use analysis techniques for determining instructional content

    ● Identify and describe target population and environmental characteristics

    ● Conduct a needs assessment in order to recommend appropriate design solutions and strategies

    ● Analyze and utilize a variety of design models for ID

    ● Assessment: Develop a Needs Assessment

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