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University of New Mexico

Interdisciplinary Degrees-Doctor of Philosphy, Masters of Arts, Bachelors of Science and Professional Certificates

University of New Mexico

The Organization, Information and Learning Sciences (OILS) interdisciplinary program focuses on adult learning; learning sciences; instructional design and technology; organizational learning and development; evaluation; distance education; eLearning; human performance technologies and data management. The program (formerly known as Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology or OLIT) is now part of the College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences.


  • Doctor of Philosophy

    The PhD in Organization, Information and Learning Sciences is a research degree. It is designed to develop the candidate’s competencies to design, conduct, and report original theoretical and applied research in learning sciences, eLearning, organizational learning and development, instructional technology, and human performance technology.  The Program of Study and the Dissertation reflect an emphasis on theoretical concepts, inquiry skills, and original research.

    More Information » oils.unm.edu/current-students/phd/index.php

    Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts

    The Organization, Information & Learning Sciences (OILS) Program offers a Master of Arts (MA) degree that gives students an opportunity to combine aspects of adult learning, learning sciences, organizational learning and development, and instructional technology that includes multimedia design and distance learning, principles of knowledge management and data management, and the design, development, and evaluation of training.

    MA Concentrations:

    • Learning Officer
    • Organization Development and Human Resource Development
    • Instructional Design and Technology
    • eLearning
    • Adult Education and Professional Development

    More Information » oils.unm.edu/current-students/masters/ma-students....

    Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

    The Instructional Technology & Training program can carve a straight path to a brighter career future. The coursework will not only provide you with a well-rounded education that focuses on organizational learning and training, it will also:


     •Improve your salary and benefits •Enhance your opportunities for advancement
    •Expand your employment opportunities reaching from local to international
    •Broaden your consulting prospects
    •Improve your self-concept due to the above factors

    More Information » oils.unm.edu/current-students/bachelor-of-science/...

    Bachelor of Science
  • Professional Development Certificates

    The OILS Professional Development Certificate Program was established to offer an opportunity for working professionals to upgrade their skills and knowledge. This Certificate may lead to a job promotion, additional job qualifications, or new job opportunities. The Certificate Program is a 12 credit hour non-degree, graduate level activity and therefore, does not require admission into the OILS graduate program.


    Certificates Offered: 

    • The Adult Learning Certificate
    • The Culture & Adult Learning Certificate
    • The eLearning Certificate
    • The Instructional Technology Certificate
    • The Organizational Learning Certificate

    More Information » oils.unm.edu/certificates/index.php

    Professional Development Certificates

Web Site: oils.unm.edu 


  • University of New Mexico
    Orgainzation, Information and Learning Sciences
    University of New Mexico, Zimmerman Library Room 242, MSC053020
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
    United States
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