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Instructional Technology Graduate Diploma

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with at least a major or the equivalent in any subject.
  • Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.

Additional Admission Requirements

The program is open to full-time and part-time students without preference. An interview may be required.

Degree Requirements

Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits.

Please see the Education Courses page for course descriptions.

Instructional Technology Graduate Diploma (30 credits)

Note: Research papers, essays, examinations or preparation of audio-visual materials may be required as part of the work for individual courses.

credits of Required Courses:

ETEC 513 Learning Theories (3.00)
ETEC 550 Fundamentals of Instructional Design (3.00)
ETEC 551 Fundamentals of Human Performance Technology (3.00)


additional credits of Required Courses chosen from:

ETEC 571 Administering Educational Technology Groups (3.00)
ETEC 572 Project Management (3.00)
ETEC 573 Consulting Skills for Educational Technologists (3.00)


credits of Elective Courses:

ETEC 507 Philosophical Issues in Educational Research (3.00)
ETEC 521 Educational Cybernetics (3.00)
ETEC 535 Principles of Educational Message Design (3.00)
ETEC 536 Evaluation in Education and Training (3.00)
ETEC 537 Educational Gaming and Modelling (3.00)
ETEC 540 Research Methods I (3.00)
ETEC 541 Research Methods II (3.00)
ETEC 552 Knowledge Management (3.00)
ETEC 560 Introduction to Educational Computing (3.00)
ETEC 562 Social Technologies and the Sociocultural Aspects of Learning (3.00)
ETEC 565 Introduction to Digital Media in Education (3.00)
ETEC 566 Contemporary Use of Simulation in Training and Education (3.00)
ETEC 569 Designing and Developing Interactive Instruction (3.00)
ETEC 576 Human Resources Development (3.00)
ETEC 580 Global Perspectives in E-Learning (3.00)
ETEC 581 Fundamentals of Distance Education (3.00)
ETEC 590 Field Experience (3.00)
ETEC 593 Special Issues in Educational Technology (3.00)

Additional Degree Requirements

Language Competency. French or other language requirements for students undertaking a field experience are determined and assessed by the hosting organization. It is the student's responsibility to attain the competency level required.

Academic Regulations

  1. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
  2. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations page for further details regarding the Time Limits.
  3. Graduation Requirement. To graduate, students must have completed all course requirements with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.70.

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