Future Students


The first fully online Master of Science program in the California State University System, the MSIDT program has been providing a high quality degree program for over 14 years. MSIDT provides an exceptional education, offering a graduate program designed to integrate instructional design theory and principles, featuring emerging technologies in each course.

Program Information

The MSIDT Program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Professionals who are working in the field of technology in TK through higher education, the military, and corporate settings, or for those who wish to change careers. Individuals who wish to further their skills and education in direct applications of technology for teaching, learning and curriculum development used by professionals, including:

  • Instructional technology trainers in business, industry, military, or corporate universities
  • Instructional designers for textbook or e-learning companies
  • Web developers
  • Software consultants or designers
  • Anyone working with curriculum development for training in e-learning and multimedia environments for an educational (TK-12, community college, higher education, or extended education), corporate or business or military settings.

Program Structure

This is a cohort program consisting of 10 courses over 5 semesters. Read more about our Program Structure.


Core Courses, Advanced Pedagogy and Culminating Experience and full course details.  Read more about our Courses.

Boot-up Orientation Meeting

After admission is confirmed, students attend a mandatory BOOT-UP ORIENTATION MEETING.  Read more about our Boot-up Orientation Meeting.

Please note that there is another program offered at Cal State Fullerton that focuses on technology that may be another option for your professional goals. The M.S. in Education with a concentration in Educational Technology is designed to (1) help classroom teachers upgrade their skills and knowledge about new educational technologies and their role in the classroom; and (2) prepare teachers for technology leadership roles in public or private schools. Please contact Dr. Kim Norman at knorman@fullerton.edu for more information.

Get Started and Apply

Apply and Gain Admission to Cal State Fullerton

Visit https://www2.calstate.edu/apply and begin your admission process to Cal State Fullerton. Visit our Apply Now page for more detailed instructions on what information you'll need to apply to Cal State Fullerton.

Submit Your Application Documents

Your application documents will be different for each program.  Please visit our Apply Now page for detailed information about the documents you'll need to gather and submit.

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Page updated: September 21, 2017