The IDT doctoral program is designed to produce scholars and researchers who will
work in academic environments. This rigorous graduate program was founded in 1984.
Instructional Systems Design is the theoretical underpinning of the field, while cognition
and learning theory also contribute to the theoretical base. IDT is a systematic field,
focusing on product, process, and environment.
Graduates are prepared to enter the fields of higher education as a professor, director
of professional development, researcher, as well as human resource directors of training
Please download the EdD Application Checklist for admissions procedures:
EdD Application Checklist
EdD Course Enrollment Checklist
For more information regarding the doctoral process, please read the Graduate Student
Courses: Visit the IDT Course Catalog to view descriptions of all courses we offer.