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Online MS in Leadership in Learning Technology

Master of Science Learning Technology

This program is intended for individuals seeking to serve as leaders of education and learning development teams, Chief Learning and/or Information Officers responsible for the learning technology arms of private and public organizations, private education, and other learning organizations.

Program Length

20 Months

Unit Cost


Start Term

Fall, Spring*

Campus Location

Online, West LA Campus

Program Characteristics:

  • Relevant and emerging fields with strong employment growth potential and attractive salaries.
  • Requires 32 units of coursework for completion.
  • 18 units of coursework is common across all five programs.
  • Completed over 20 months.
  • Offered 90% online and 10% in residency in Los Angeles.
  • Residency takes place once a year over a 3-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Take only 1 Friday off a year from work (travel logistics may require additional time off).
    • Opportunity for optional residencies with a variety of academic or professional choices
  • You may receive up to 9 hours of credit towards the pursuit of a doctorate degree with the School of Education.
  • Faculty support and coaching to provide the opportunity for you to present your work at national and global conferences.
  • An equitable admission process that considers your ability and commitment to succeed rather than scores on standardized tests – No GRE required.

Employment and Salary Trend:

  • Employment of training and development managers is projected to grow 10% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor, such technology-related occupations are expected to grow 12% by 2024, greater than the average for all other occupations. Nearly 500,000 jobs are projected to be added from 2014 to 2024 related to technology alone.
  • According to the 2016 US Department of Labor, the average L&D manager wage was $105,830.
  • The lowest 10% earned less than $57,760, and the highest 10% earned more than $184,990.