Instructional Systems & Workforce Development
Mississippi State University

“ The teachers prepare you for jobs when you graduate. ”
Blake Powell, INDT

Welcome to the
Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development

The Department of Instructional Systems and Workforce Development is one of six departments in the College of Education and is housed in the iconic Industrial Education Building, often referred to as the "Twin Towers."

Our faculty serve about 250 undergraduate students majoring in Industrial Technology, Information Technology Services, and Technology Teacher Education and approximately 100 graduate students pursuing the Master of Science in Technology, Master of Science in Instructional Technology, Educational Specialist, and Ph.D. in Instructional Systems and Workforce Development degrees. Our goal is to prepare students with marketable technology skills to pursue careers in a variety of professional settings, including K-12 schools, higher education, and an array of industry and business environments.