Instructional Design Undergraduate Minor

Do you have an interest in optimizing how people learn and perform in a variety of settings? If you see yourself wanting to create impactful change in any environment then Instructional Design Minor might be your perfect career path.  Our graduates can expect to enter a strong job market and have competitive salaries in designing innovative, high-impact learning experiences.

Career Opportunities

  • Digital experience designer
  • Director of training and development
  • Health educator
  • Health personnel educator
  • Instructional designer
  • Learning organization specialist
  • Medical training supervisor
  • Multimedia specialist
  • Non-profit training specialist
  • Training developer
Career Median Salary Market Growth
Instructional Designer $66,290 4%-6%
Multimedia Specialist $59,500 4%-6%
Distance (e-)Learning Coordinator $85,450 7%-10%
User Engagement and Public Relations $116,180 7%-10%
Training and Development Specialist $61,210 7%-10%

Source: O*NET Online, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration.
*Many of these jobs also require an advanced degree certification, but solid grounding in learning design forms the basis forms the basis for the job qualifications in these careers.

Prerequisites

Freshman Students

Current WSU Students

Transfer Students

Course Requirements

Students are required to meet with their academic advisor prior to registering for courses.

Major Coursework

Core courses Cr. Hrs.
Total Credits 18
LDT 2015 Introduction to Learning Design and Technology 3
LDT 3115 Instructional Design 3
LDT 3125 Evaluation Techniques and Tools 3
LDT Electives: 9 credits in consultation with your advisor (LDT 3000 – 5000)

Curriculum

Fall Semester I

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 3
LDT 2015 3

Winter Semester I

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 3
LDT 3115 3

Fall Semester II

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 12
LDT 3125 3
LDT 4900 3
Minor Elective 6

Winter Semester II

Courses Cr. Hrs.
Total 6
LDT 4900 3
Minor Elective 3

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Contact

Kurt Troutman
Academic services officer II
kurt.troutman@wayne.edu
313-577-1601

Administrative & Organizational Studies
Phone: 313-577-1805