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Management - Instructional Design & Technology

Earn your MA in Management with emphasis in Instructional Design & Technology

Our Master of Arts in Management with an emphasis in Instructional Design & Technology at Avila University advances you.

Infused in today's business climate is the need for constant learning with the use of technology as a guide and support. With an MA in Management, emphasis in Instructional Design & Technology, you will gain the skills you need to utilize adult learning theory; design curriculum and coursework, leverage technology and social media to impact change or enhance employee development within your organization. The coursework in the Master's program will challenge you to adapt methods and technologies in innovative ways to respond to learning demands. In addition, you will learn how to align Instructional Design & Technology with transformational initiatives and organizational strategic plans.

With classes meeting just one night per week for eight weeks or on weekends, you can keep your full-time job while you pursue your Masters. You can apply and enroll every eight weeks by taking advantage of our rolling admissions process.

The Instructional Design & Technology graduate certificate is 13 credit hours that rolls easily into the Master of Arts in Management degree. You can stop with the certificate or proceed to a Master's degree - the flexibility and choice are yours.

"We chose Avila as a partner due to their willingness to cater to our unique business environment. Avila’s flexibility in adapting to our needs, including their approach to onsite course delivery and customized material, were absolutely key. They were able to step out of the traditional education institution mindset and approach us as a real partner who understands our business."

Robert Campbell,
Vice President & Chief Learning Officer
Cerner Corporation

Course Requirements

Course Requirements

Management Curriculum (all courses below required)  

MG 601 Statistics & Assessment
MG 605 Ethics & Legal Environment
MG 630 Financial Decision Making for Managers
MG 650 Strategic Communication
MG 670 Organizational Psych & Behavior
MG 675 Team Development
MG 688 Leadership & Influence

Required Capstone Course  

MG 695 Applied Research Project      

Instructional Design Curriculum  

ID 600 Introduction to IDT
ID 611 Trends in IDT
ID 621 Applied Instructional Design & Technology
ID 631 Organization Learning
ID 641 IDT as a Dynamic Capability

38 credit hours are required to graduate.

Course Rotation

Course Rotation


Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.

Management Core

MG 601 Statistics Fall 8-week
MG 601 Statistics Spring 8-week
MG 601 Statistics Summer Online
MG 605 Ethics and Legal Environment Fall (even) 8-week
MG 605 Ethics and Legal Environment Fall (odd) Online
MG 630 Financial Decision Making Spring (odd) Online
MG 630 Financial Decision Making Spring (even) 8-week
MG 650 Strategic Communication Fall Online
MG 650  Strategic Communication Summer 8-week
MG 670 Org Psych and Behavior Spring Online
MG 670 Org Psych and Behavior Summer 8-week
MG 675 Team Development Fall 8-week
MG 675 Team Development Spring Online
MG 675 Team Development Summer 8-week
MG 688 Leadership & Influence  Fall 8-week
MG 688 Leadership & Influence Spring Online
MG 695 Capstone Fall 16-week
MG 695 Capstone Spring 16-week
MG 695 Capstone Summer 16-week  

MA Concentrations/Certificates

Project Management:

PM 600 Intro to PM Fall Online
PM 600 Intro to PM Spring Weekend
PM 672 Practice of PM Fall Online
PM 672 Practice of PM Spring 8-week
PM 673 Tools and Technology Spring Online
PM 673 Tools and Technology Summer 8-week
PM 674 Applications of PM Spring Online
PM 674 Applications of PM Summer 8-week
PM 676 Management Technology Fall (even) 8-week
PM 676 Management Technology Summer (odd) Online
PM 677 Six Sigma Fall (odd) 8-week
PM 677 Six Sigma Summer (even) Online       


FR 600 Introduction to Fundraising Fall Weekend
**Remainder of FR classes rotate in this order – one in the 2nd half of each trimester
FR 610   Direct & Interactive Mktg 
FR 635   Major & Planned Giving 
FR 645   Institutional Fundraising
FR 620   Fundraising Planning         

Instructional Design & Technology:

ID 600 Introduction to IDT
(take concurrently with 1st ID class) Every semester 8-week
ID 611  Trends in IDT Fall  8-week
ID 621  Applied Instruction Design & Technology Spring 8-week
ID 631  Organization Learning Spring 8-week
ID 641  IDT as a Dynamic Capability Summer Weekend

The Avila Promise

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • up to $1,000 Travel Award


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