B.S. in Applied Management – Instructional Technology, Training and Evaluation

About the Program

Our information society is evolving quickly, fueling a tremendous need for experts in instructional technology, training and evaluation (ITTE) in sectors such as business, government and education. Careers that harness technology to maximize human performance and productivity are among the fastest growing occupations in the U.S. Our primarily online bachelor’s degree completion program provides you with occupationally relevant skills and knowledge in instructional design training, learning media development, human performance technology, and assessment and evaluation.

Our program is designed for students who hold an Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree, or an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in a discipline directly related to the program’s emphasis, including computer software development, graphic design, management or web development. Whether you’re currently working or just finishing your degree, this program will prepare you for a range of positions designing, using and evaluating instruction delivered via computer technology.

Program Mode of Delivery

Core major courses for this program are delivered entirely online.


To complete the degree, you must take 40 hours of specific courses at the 300-400 level. This includes 21 hours of core requirements and 19 hours in the instructional technology, training and evaluation emphasis.

Information about specific course requirements can be found in the NIU course catalog.

Applying to the Program

You'll apply as a transfer student. Start your application now.


Visit the Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment faculty and staff directory to learn more about the professionals who will help you gain valuable knowledge in the field.

Why NIU Online?

We know you have responsibilities and commitments. It's just easier if you're able to take classes where you are without the commute. The good news is that with NIU, you're not alone. Your classmates and instructors are available via the same technology that helps deliver your classes. In our classrooms or in your living room, we want you to succeed academically because your future is our focus.

Program Type: Online bachelor's degree completion
College: College of Education, Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Credits Required: 40 
Tuition per Credit: $360.80 (Learn more about tuition and fees)

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Application Deadlines

Term Deadline
Fall August 1
Summer May 15
Spring  December 1



Contact advisor Judy Puskar at jpuskar@niu.edu or 815-753-6085.

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