Masters of Arts in General Education

Compare 13 MA Programs in General Education

Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

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Master of Arts in Education

Dakota Wesleyan University Online
Online Full time Part time 15 months September 2018 USA Mitchell + 1 more

The educational policy and administration program are ideal for those who wish to pursue coaching or teaching at the college level, college administration, or working in student support or residence life.

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The educational policy and administration program are ideal for those who wish to pursue coaching or teaching at the college level, college administration, or working in student support or residence life. This program is also suitable for those seeking administrative positions in a K-12 education system. The secondary certification program is designed for individuals who do not currently have a teaching degree, but rather a bachelor’s degree in a content area and an interest in teaching. At the completion of this program and upon passage of the Praxis II content and Praxis PLT tests, graduates can become certified grade, 7-12 teachers. The DWU Master of Arts in education is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Accreditation Association and is affirmed by the South Dakota Department of Education.... [-]


Master of Arts in Education: Middle Grade Education

Eastern Kentucky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Richmond

The program is suited for current Elementary Education Teachers, Middle-Grade Teachers, Secondary Education Teachers. [+]

Degree Options

Middle Grades Education (5-9) with Teacher Leader Endorsement

Who Would be Interested in This Program? Current Elementary Education Teachers Current Middle-Grade Teachers Current Secondary Education Teachers What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program? Prospective graduate students must meet the admissions requirements of the Graduate School. Candidates without prior graduate coursework must either have earned an overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (or a GPA of 3.25 or higher in their last 60 hours) or they must submit either GRE or MAT scores. Candidates must have a valid state teaching certification. Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed? ... [-]

M.A. in Education (School of Education)

Biola University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Los Angeles

The Master of Arts in Education is a research-oriented degree that prepares you to work in a variety of academic settings and sets the stage for a doctorate. Its emphasis on professional writing, research, and theory distinguish it from the Master of Arts in Teaching, which focuses primarily on classroom practices. [+]

M.A. in Education (School of Education)

The Master of Arts in Education is a research-oriented degree that prepares you to work in a variety of academic settings and sets the stage for a doctorate. Its emphasis on professional writing, research, and theory distinguish it from the Master of Arts in Teaching, which focuses primarily on classroom practices.

Concentrations

Apologetics Curriculum & Instruction Clear Credential Early Childhood History & Philosophy of Science Induction Linguistics and Intercultural Studies Personalized Special Education TESOL

Admissions

The School of Education seeks to admit applicants who are passionate about training and mentoring students, and who desire to be trained and mentored themselves. If that's you, then we're excited about the prospect of training you, equipping you and getting to know you as you seek to make an impact in the classroom, office, home or the mission field. As an evangelical Christian institution, Biola University requires that an applicant has been a Christian for at least one year prior to admission. Biola does not discriminate on the basis of the applicant's race, color, sex, handicap, or national or ethnic origin.... [-]


MA in Instruction and Curriculum: Mathematics/Science/Computer Education

Kean University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New York Union + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum: Mathematics/Science/Computer Education program is designed for the individual holding a baccalaureate degree and standard teaching certification who wishes to achieve increased understanding and skills in any combination of the areas indicated. [+]

The Master of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum: Mathematics/Science/Computer Education program is designed for the individual holding a baccalaureate degree and standard teaching certification who wishes to achieve increased understanding and skills in any combination of the areas indicated. It also provides opportunity to examine current trends and problems in these areas.

To learn more about the Master of Arts in Instruction and Curriculum: Mathematics/Science/Computer Education program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/masters-programs/mathematicssciencecomputer-education.

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MA Education Studies

University of Winchester
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Winchester + 1 more

MA Education Studies provides opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of issues relating to a diverse range of educational policy and practice. [+]

MA Education Studies

MA Education Studies provides opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of issues relating to a diverse range of educational policy and practice. It enhances analytical and research skills and provides sociological and philosophical insights into the study of education.This programme provides opportunities to engage with significant questions, issues and debates within education studies. Students advance their analytical skills, deepen theirunderstanding of educational theory and methodology, and develop their capacity to reflect critically on professional practice.Drawing upon differing disciplines and schools of thought, including sociology, law, philosophy, political theory and feminism, the programme invites students to analyse educational experiences, values and practices in ways that are creative, rigorous and rewarding. Students examine the politics of educational policy and practice in relation to questions of social justice, identity, gender, race and the teaching of diverse groups of students. The aim is to engage students with a diverse range of intellectual resources so they might situate themselves in ongoing dialogues about education that are themselves educative.... [-]


Master of Arts (Humanities Education)

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Campus Part time 24 months

This is a programme which can support teachers who may need to respond with cross-disciplinary perspectives in the disciplines of history, geography as well as in social studies. [+]

Programme Details

The Master Of Arts (Humanities Education) is a programme which can support teachers who may need to respond with cross-disciplinary perspectives in the disciplines of history, geography as well as in social studies. The goal is to help the programme participants develop a critical understanding of social studies, history and geography with a strong grounding in the philosophies that have guided both scholarship and the development of each of the relevant disciplines and how these can be applied to studies of the social issues of our time.

While the programme is designed for those who have relevant background knowledge in one or more of the following disciplines and school courses such as geography, history and social studies, it is tailored for candidates wishing to broaden their multi-disciplinary perspectives on the development of our societies in space and time.... [-]


Master of Arts (Educational Management)

National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Campus Part time 24 months

The Master of Arts (Educational Management) programme is designed for individuals who hold management positions in the education service: principals, vice-principals, heads of department and teachers with positions of responsibility and MOE officers. [+]

Program Objectives

The programme aims to enable participants to develop the knowledge, skills and capability to lead their organisations effectively at a time of rapid change.

Programme Details

The Master of Arts (Educational Management) programme is designed for individuals who hold management positions in the education service: principals, vice-principals, heads of department and teachers with positions of responsibility and MOE officers.

This programme pursues three broad aims: (i) to enable aspiring leaders in education to become more informed about critical issues in educational management, and thus to apply intellectual approaches to their work (ii) to help them cope positively and effectively with the management challenges that are currently impacting on education (iii) to enable them to acquire a recognised and valued postgraduate award. Topics covered include: organisational learning and development, human development and learning, assessment quality and standards, supervisory leadership and curriculum design, management of educational technology applications, finance and resource management, quantitative and qualitative research methods, comparative issues in education, contemporary issues in school marketing, mentoring for professional development and leadership succession, school and organisational effectiveness, globalisation, educational change and pedagogical reform.... [-]


MA Education (Flexible)

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This flexible, online-based course reflects the needs of individuals and organizations and will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work. [+]

Overview

This flexible, online-based course reflects the needs of individuals and organizations and will deepen and refine your capacity to reflect critically on the way you work.

Teaching on this course is underpinned by systematic practitioner inquiry and you will be encouraged to identify issues that are significant to your professional practice.

While each module has its own particular focus, all are concerned with investigating contemporary educational issues in the light of historical, political and social contexts, appropriate literature and the shared experience of course members.

The study is flexible, in order to meet the needs of individuals and organizations, and includes:... [-]


MA in Educational Studies

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 USA Medford

Students working toward the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Educational Studies explore education as a site of critical scholarly analysis through the disciplinary strands of the field, including: history, sociology, anthropology, and philosophy. [+]

Students working toward the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Educational Studies explore education as a site of critical scholarly analysis through the disciplinary strands of the field, including history, sociology, anthropology, and philosophy. The program offers students the opportunity to examine a range of education topics in relation to the study of race, gender, sexuality, class, and other categories of identity, culture, and institutional and structural power. Students are trained to engage these topics through critical theoretical frames such as feminist theories, queer theories, Critical Race Theory, post-colonial theories, and socio-cultural theories.

Educational Studies students are cutting-edge thinkers and activists. Their inquiry is grounded in the rich dynamic between macro societal dynamics and micro educational practices, and they are drawn to an academic program that is academically and theoretically rigorous, preparing them for advanced studies, policy work, and community activism, among other future endeavors.... [-]


MA in Education Studies

Bath Spa University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2018 United Kingdom Bath + 1 more

Education is much more than the study of teaching. Our programme is designed to get you questioning the assumptions that lie beneath educational policy and practice. The MA in Education Studies offers a mixture of theory and reflection on practice within an international context. [+]

Study educational issues in depth, covering policy, practice and education theory.

Analyses politics and policies in education.

Allows you to study educational topics in depth.

Has a strong international perspective.

Education is much more than the study of teaching. Our programme is designed to get you questioning the assumptions that lie beneath educational policy and practice. The MA in Education Studies offers a mixture of theory and reflection on practice within an international context.

This course is for prospective teachers, as well as non-teachers looking for a new career path. If your ambition is to teach in a school, then the MA Education Studies is ideally suited (although it is not itself a UK teaching qualification). Most of our students, however, have no intention of teaching. They are attracted by the academic nature of this award, by its habit of enabling new thinking about things that seemed like common sense, and by the prospect of improving academic skills and qualities and applying them in educationally related fields.... [-]


MA in Education Studies

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Postgraduates are able to participate in, and contest, changing discourses exemplified by reference to debate about values, personal and social engagement and how these relate to communities and societies. [+]

Overview

Education Studies is concerned with understanding how people develop and learn throughout their lives, the nature of knowledge, and critical engagement with ways of knowing and understanding.

This programme offers an intellectually rigorous analysis of educational processes, systems and approaches, and their cultural, societal, political, historical and economic contexts. Postgraduates are able to participate in, and contest, changing discourses exemplified by reference to debate about values, personal and social engagement and how these relate to communities and societies.

Students have opportunities to develop their critical capabilities through the selection, analysis and synthesis of relevant perspectives, and to be able to justify different positions on educational matters. This award provides the knowledge, understanding and critical analysis to inform current and future professionals in education, for different areas and contexts.... [-]


MA in Education

University of Gloucestershire
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 semesters October 2018 United Kingdom Cheltenham + 1 more

The MA in Education will provide education practitioners, policy-makers and educators working in relevant organisations within the third and private sectors, with the key knowledge, skills and abilities required to support them in sustaining and enhancing the effectiveness of their practice. With a wide range of modules and the chance to specialise, you can tailor your learning to your professional aims and career aspirations while developing your practice. [+]

The MA in Education will provide education practitioners, policy-makers and educators working in relevant organisations within the third and private sectors, with the key knowledge, skills and abilities required to support them in sustaining and enhancing the effectiveness of their practice. With a wide range of modules and the chance to specialise, you can tailor your learning to your professional aims and career aspirations while developing your practice. The flexible curriculum reflects the latest developments in education and is delivered by a team of experienced teaching staff with specialist areas of expertise.

The compulsory module engages students with a critical analysis of contemporary educational policy and the factors that have shaped it both within the UK and internationally. Students will be encouraged to consider theories underpinning the socio-cultural context of education and then reflect upon their own experience of professional practice. In the final stage of their MA, students will complete a dissertation focusing on a research topic of their choice.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Education and Learning

University of Turku
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Turku

Masters degree programme in education and learning trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of education. [+]

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GET A DEGREE IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION WITH AN ADVANCED COMBINATION OF THEORY AND PRACTICE!

Masters degree programme in education and learning trains you for various national and international tasks in the field of education.

The Programme is based on the strengths in research of the Faculty of Education: learning research, learning environments and research of educational systems. The degree studies will both enhance the students’ understanding of social functions of education and familiarise them with analyses on global and local relationships in educational policy. In addition, the Programme increases their understanding of learning and motivation in complex and multilevel learning environments.... [-]