Athabasca University - Graduate Programs

Instructional Design

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Centre for Distance Education
Degree:Post-diploma; Distance
Field of Study:Education, General
Description:The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Instructional Design (PBDID) is offered by Athabasca University's Centre for Distance Education. Instructional design is a developing field with changing needs. As distance education and web-based learning grows and evolves, so too does instructional design. Professional instructional designers and educators with instructional design skills are in demand.

The PBDID program is intended for practitioners who are specifically interested in pursuing instructional design as a profession. The PBDID diploma program provides learners with state-of-the-art knowledge and research in instructional design, hands-on experience with various distance education technologies, and individualized student support.
URL:Instructional Design at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,294
Scholarships:2

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Applicants must submit a completed PBDID Questionnaire and PBDID Report Card provided by the University. Applicants must provide a copy of transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 24, 2017