About The Masters of Education in Instructional Technology

The accredited Masters degree in instructional technology via E-learning with the University of Zambia is carefully designed to provide you with the expertise needed for a successful career in instructional technologies. As a student of our online learning program, you will receive theoretical and practical skills with real-world applications that will give you the knowledge needed to be ready to bring a classroom into the digital age.

This educational technology distance learning degree is delivered with specialised subjects that put the emphasis on crucial aspects of instructional technology, including qualitative methods in educational research, classroom technology integration, problems in instructional design for computers and learning principles in instruction. Upon graduation, you will be awarded with an master’s degree in instructional technology from an accredited online Master of Arts (MA) degree program, as well as in-depth knowledge of curriculum and instruction plus technology integration for a prosperous career in the field of education via current and emerging instructional technologies.



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The Masters of Education in Instructional Technology will uniquely position you for an education career that specializes in instructional technologies. As part of the educational technology degree, you’ll learn: Qualitative methods in educational research, philosophy of education, communication methods in instruction, foundations of curriculum, instruction & assessment, distance learning concepts and configurations, as well as emerging trends in technologies and distributed learning.

This masters of education online degree with a specialization in education in instructional technology is designed to provide you with an adequate skill set needed for a rewarding career in the world of education. Upon graduation, you’ll receive an accredited degree in instructional technology and exclusive training designed to make you an attractive hire for your dream job.

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Admission Requirements

Simply submit a copy of your transcripts with your application online:

• Online application

• A bachelors degree from a recognized institution

• 6 (Credit)- score or better in 5 subjects including English

Simply submit a copy of your transcripts. International Students Welcome:

  • International students must meet the same admissions requirements
  • Visa not required


This is a 2-year programme designed to prepare students to immediately apply the skills, knowledge and competencies.

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MBA - All Specializations

Zambian NationalsInternational Students
Application Fee200 ZMK40 USD
Semester 120,000 ZMK1800 USD
Semester 220,000 ZMK1800 USD
Semester 320,000 ZMK1800 USD
Thesis6,000 ZMK550 USD
Technology Fee (Per Year)400 ZMK40 USD
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Why Study an Online Master's Degree in Instructional Technology with UNZA?

Studying online through the University of Zambia’s E-Campus facility will allow you to tap in to one of the best instructional technology programs in the world – from anywhere. Not only will you understand the ins-and-outs of curriculum and instruction, but you will also gain deep knowledge of leadership from pre-K through to the 12th grade education.

Our course designers have gone to great lengths to make sure that our master’s degree in instructional technology will equip you with the specific skills that enable you to lead change across classrooms in a contemporary school environment.

So if you would like to gain intricate knowledge about technology’s role in modern school systems, improve student performance, and achieve optimal career satisfaction in the field of education in instructional technology, this course is for you!

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What is instructional design in educational technology?

Instructional design in educational technology is the process of developing instructional specifications by means of instructional and learning theories to solidify the quality of instruction. This design method is used in conjunction with educational technology to meet the learning goals and needs of schools and educational institutions.

What can I do with a master's in educational technology?

A master’s degree in educational technology can open a myriad of career options for you in educational institutions, government agencies and even large corporations. Specific job positions that you can apply for include high school principal, instructional coordinator, postsecondary education administrator, training and development manager and operations research analyst.