Learn essential skills for today’s work environment. Rooted in both theory and practical applications, our regionally accredited online programs blend academic and professional preparation through course topics such as Multimedia for Learning and Training the Modern Workforce.
Instructional design is an eclectic and specialized field built on unique skill sets used to create better learning experiences and materials. Instructional designers (IDs) have come from wide-ranging backgrounds such as art, computer science, business management, video production, technical writing, foreign languages, mathematics, philosophy, and teacher education.
Job prospects are promising. According to BLS, jobs such as instructional coordinators, are poised to grow 10% through 2030. Additionally, within the same time period, BLS projects training and development specialists, another career for IDs to grow 11% – faster than average.
Our regionally accredited online program is made up of the same high-quality courses and taught by the same experienced professors as the on-campus program. EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as crisis intervention, addictions, and race and ethnic relations.
I chose EKU because I am a unique student with unique needs, and EKU provides an avenue for students like me to succeed.
EKU Online offers veterans and active duty military students an unparalleled online learning experience that provides accessibility, convenience and flexibility.
Special Tuition for Active Duty* Military
Eastern Kentucky University offers reduced tuition expenses to $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and $325 per credit hour for graduate courses to all service members currently serving on active duty.
*Active duty is defined as on federal orders for 180 days or more.
“I’d like to thank the EKU College of Justice & Safety for the opportunity to complete my degree online. It’s very user-friendly, and everyone has bent over backwards to make this happen.”
– 1LT Heath Bergmann, EKU Online graduate student on deployment in Afghanistan