Emerging Issues and Careers in the Field
Depending on their concentration, MLD graduates can feel prepared to navigate and respond to today’s emerging teaching and learning issues in higher education. Students may find themselves working in areas such as faculty development; digital and information literacies; accessibility and universal design for learning; online and blended teaching and learning; emerging technologies; and adaptive teaching and learning.
Our program equips students with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to pursue careers in a number of these areas, as well as high-demand fields, such as:
- Instructional Design
- Learning Analytics
- Academic Asessment
- Online Program Development
- Higher Education Leadership and Administration
To learn more about key issues in the field, read the Learning Initiative Key Issues in Teaching and Learning 2017 by Educause.
Washington, D.C. and Maryland have the highest concentrations of instructional designers and postsecondary education administrators per capita in the nation.