Wayne State University Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (7)
WARNING: Review for online MEd Instructional Technology and Performance Improvement program. This is based on taking two fifteen week courses in 2015. I have twenty years of business experience and over six years of online professional development. Having an Information Technology background, I would highly NOT invest in this online program. It is the biggest regret in financial investment I have made in my entire life. All I can say is, I can't believe a school conducts its practices in the way the School of Education did. I had a good student and external professor experience for IT6110, but that is it. I can't post what I really experienced, in fear of another threatening email from the college. And you may ask yourself why would a 40+ year old woman make up a bad experience when she really wanted to complete her graduate work to be able to help other adult learners? Hopefully in the future it will improve. But I have a right to at least inform the public that I didn't have a good overall experience with the school and most of the faculty here. I just wouldn't invest in online programs at this college. If you ask for a refund even in week two, you will just get tossed back and forth to other departments to get approval. And nobody will approve it. You will be forced to stay in the program or pay the consequences of dropping out.
The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology program is geared towards entry level teachers. The IT7100 course had many technical problems. Lectures were never posted until Thurs. or Friday. The curriculum for the entire week was usually only 1 or 2 sentences long. Grades took 3 weeks. I had a good experience with an external IT6100 course. But would never recommend the program. Staff seem knowledgeable about the field, but you could tell the IT7100 was thrown together each week at the last minute and the professor didn't do a lot of planning. This is no good when especially the field is for Instructional Design.
Wayne State has excellent professors that put their students first. The education is focused on practicality and has real world applications.
One of the most highly rated urban colleges in the country. Being located in Detroit sounds unappealing for most, however the campus itself is charming and the classrooms/buildings are constantly being upgraded/renovated for a more modern and sophisticated urban presence.
It was a nice upgrade from high school. College students need to be careful to manage their time well and make time for work, school, and play. It's important to focus on school but also keep a balance in your life.
It was good. I learned a lot. But I did not succeed
I did enjoy attending classes, as most of them were interesting with decent teachers.
No. In fact, I've recently returned to school part-time to try for a degree in science. I have used my college courses in my career, but not my specific degree.
Go to community college for the first year or two to get some of your prerequisites out of the way. It's much cheaper!