The Business Area of Study provides industry-focused degrees with more courses in your field of specialization than at most schools.
The Information Technology Area of Study develops the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective IT professional.
The Healthcare Management Area of Study develops the knowledge and skills necessary to become an effective healthcare professional.
The Criminal Justice Area of Study offers undergraduate programs focused on the roles and operations of corrections, law enforcement and the courts.
The Design Area of Study prepares students for the collaborative and creative knowledge necessary for careers in such industries as fashion, media, film and audio production.
The Education Area of Study offers graduate students an advanced understanding of modern educational practices to be effective and successful educators.
The Accounting Area of Study provides a pathway from accounting principles to advanced study of complex economics, financial management and strategic planning for business operations of all sizes.
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a Specialization in Instructional Design and Technology degree is geared toward students looking to understand and use new technologies and web-based opportunities when designing classroom instruction. From understanding how technology can be used to access learning standards, to gaining hands-on experience with the various new technologies available to classroom teachers in the education industry today, this instructional design degree program provides a comprehensive and industry-grounded approach to integrating technology in instructional design.
Next Start Date
January 5, 2015
The specialization in Instructional Design and Technology blends a focus on the realities and current climate of the classroom with experiences designed to give students the opportunity to study the role advancing technology can play in the way we learn, the way we teach, and the potential for collaborative virtual learning environments made possible by Internet-delivered, rich multimedia course content. Students in this program can expect to learn to:
American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
The Master of Education Program at American InterContinental University is awarded TEAC initial accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of two years, from October 2013 - October 2015. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that the Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.
The coursework in this program weaves a combination of skill development and critical knowledge learning to provide students with a learning experience that is both useful and applicable. Instructors in this program are experienced, both in classroom learning and in working in the field and deliver instruction that helps prepare students to further their careers as educators.
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Upon completing this program, students can expect to be able to draw on a large base of both knowledge and hands-on experience when preparing to bring these skills to the industry.
Students in this program will gain a current understanding of the technologies and opportunities for innovation in educational instruction design, and will be able to draw on their work in the classroom to use best practices in their own careers. Students can expect to combine understanding of academic standards and student performance requirements with opportunities for addressing student needs, and will gain experience in integrating these concerns into effective instructional design.
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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2007 and 10/15/2007 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 31%
A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/