Doctoral Degree Programs

Doctoral programs are offered by Penn State on the University Park campus. The documents in this section explain our Learning, Design, and Technology doctoral programs and describe our courses and faculty. Our intent is to provide important information to prospective students as they select a graduate program and to assist enrolled students in meeting program requirements. Please select the program you are interested in.

The Learning, Design, and Technology Program offers one doctoral degree:

 Masters Degree Programs

The Learning, Design, and Technology  (LDT) Program offers two Master's degree (Master's of Education and Master's of Science).

Residential Program (M Ed and MS -- combination of courses taken through the University Park Campus and the World Campus

Attention: International Master's LDT degree applicants - Due to the number of required courses offered exclusively on-line through Penn State University's World Campus, International applicants are not able to meet the student visa requirement throughout their degree program. Therefore, international students should only apply to the Penn State University's On-line Program

On-line Program (M Ed - all courses taken through World Campus


If you are ready to proceed to the application but have NOT read the Graduate School requirements, please visit this website.

If you have read the Graduate School and program requirements and are ready to apply, you may proceed to the application.


    Certification Programs in Learning, Design, and Technology

    The Learning, Design, and Technology Program offers a 15-credit certificate that emphasizes use of technology in classrooms, available online through Penn State's World Campus:

    Certificate in Educational Technology Integration (Online only)

    Learning, Design, and Technology Minor