Instructional Psychology and Technology
Application Deadlines
Fall:January 2
Spring:January 2
Contact Information: 
150 MCKB
Program Requirements: 

The MS program prepares students to assume professional positions in instructional design and evaluation or to pursue a doctorate in these fields. All MS students will be required to complete at least 12 credit hours each year to remain enrolled in the program (prior to completing project coursework).

Requirements for Degree.

  • Credit hours (minimum 36): 30 course work hours plus 6 thesis hours (IP&T 699R) or 6 project hours (IP&T 698R).
  • Prerequisite (3 hours): IP&T 510-Academic Writing and Argumentation.
  • Required courses (19 hours): IP&T 520, 560 or 651, 564, 629, 652, 661.
  • Emphasis: 7 hours to be determined in consultation with graduate committee.
  • Internship: 3 hours (IP&T 599R).
  • Seminar: 1 hour (IP&T 690R).
  • Thesis: 6 hours (IP&T 699R); or project: 6 hours (IP&T 698R).
  • Examinations: oral defense of thesis or project.
  • Students must register for at least two consecutive 6-hour semesters on the BYU campus.
Admission Requirements: 

Required Test




Program Outcomes: 

Foundational Knowledge and Understanding

Demonstrate depth and breadth understanding of the fundamental principles related to instructional design, development, evaluation, assessment, and research.

Ethical and Professional Practice

Understand the standards of professional ethics within the field and demonstrate a willingness to live by high standards of ethical practice consistent with an LDS gospel perspective.

Practical Application Skills

Demonstrate ability to complete a quality project in the field by applying knowledge and skills related to design, development, evaluation, assessment and research.

Program Stats

Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
Total Students 46
International 1
Female 14
LDS 46
Non-White 1
BYU Undergraduate 35
Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
GRE Composite Score 315.1
GRE Quantitative Score 154.6
GRE Quantitative Percentile 57.2
GRE Verbal Score 160.5
GRE Verbal Percentile 81.6
GRE Analytical Score 4.5
GRE Analytical Percentile 73.0
Five Year Average of Graduated Students
Average Years to Degree 3.1
Graduated Per Year 11.4
Five Year Average of Admitted Students
Applied Per Year 23.2
Admitted Per Year 16.6
Percent Admitted 71.55
Average GPA 3.68