This non-licensure master’s degree is perfect for educators seeking to enhance professional practice through advanced study in teaching and learning. The MAED program includes ten 3-credit courses with scaffolded instruction leading to a capstone research project.
This degree is available completely online, with a strong community to support students in the online learning environment. This degree can be completed in 22 - 24 months. You will join a cohort program and choose from four specialty areas for your MAED program: Curriculum and Instruction, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Educational Technology, or Early Learning.
Special features of the program include:
If you love teaching and enjoy serving others, our MAED degree can open new doors for your career and make a lane change possible for public school teachers. You will grow professionally, in your confidence as a learner, as a teacher, and as a leader in education.
You will develop critical thinking skills, learn to communicate effectively, advance your knowledge of educational research, and gain strategies for application in your field.
Some classes include:
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