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

About the Program

Our information society is evolving quickly, and that’s fueling a tremendous need for experts in instructional technology, training and evaluation (ITTE) in business, government and educational sectors. Careers that harness technology to maximize human performance and productivity are among the fastest growing occupations in the United States. 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 holding 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, or for professionals who hold either an Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree. Whether you’re currently working or just finishing your degree, our BSAM-ITTE program prepares 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 degree coursework 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 coursework required can be found in the NIU course catalog.

Applying to the Program

Start your application now.


Visit the School of Education's 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 completion
College: College of Education 
Credits Required: 40 
Cost Per Credit: $454.84 (Learn more about tuition and fees )

Request More Information

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.