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An MA, or Master of Arts, degree is a graduate degree usually within the domains of the humanities or social sciences. This level of degree is necessary to begin work towards earning a doctoral degree.

What is an MA in Pedagogy? This degree helps current and future educators develop their teaching practices. It also teaches the learning theories behind the practices implemented. In some countries, the degree is more related to social work than teaching. Many master’s degrees in this field are based on one area of specialization, such as Gifted Education, Teacher Education, Mathematics, or Ethics. The focus of these degrees is sometimes concentrated on one area of the educational spectrum. Other times, it is a general overview of pedagogy as a subject.

Students in this degree track learn how to teach academic subjects effectively, as well as how to guide their own students in social skills and cultural norms. Candidates for the MA in Pedagogy can come away with the ability to implement teaching strategies and assess as well as reassess their practice when teaching or guiding anyone, not just students.

The cost of completing an MA in Pedagogy differs from school to school, as well as from country to country. The program takes most full-time students about two years to complete.

Graduates of these programs often find they can ply their trade in elementary or secondary schools as teachers. This degree does not limit graduates to teaching only, however. A master’s degree in pedagogy can help graduates find employment in curriculum development for a multitude of companies. Some graduates work in education policymaking. In addition, this degree can help graduates work in any teaching capacity, whether it be in a school, a prison, an orphanage or a corporation.

There are many programs worldwide that offer master’s degrees in pedagogy. In addition to local universities, there are many online degree offerings in this field. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Pedagogy

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Public Pedagogy and Art Practice brings together a rich set of public practices from- cultural activism, public art, experimental pedagogy, community based art, socially ... [+]

The program in Public Pedagogy and Art Practice at Srishti brings together a rich set of practices from cultural activism, public art, urban and rural studies and the study of local knowledge systems into an emerging area of study that looks at traditional and contemporary public creative practices that are used to educate, inspire and provoke a larger public. These forms draw from a diversity of public engagements, evoke the absurd, catalyse agency for social action and emerge from many different sites of on-the-ground experimentation. They are community based, multi-age and focus on social transformation that challenges mainstream elite forms of knowledge production. The program takes learning back to the street by understanding practices and practitioners that have rejected the exclusive institutional structures, focusing instead on peoples’ science, peoples; medicine, peoples’ history and peoples’ education.... [-]

India Bengaluru
July 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Concordia University Chicago - Online Degree Programs

This program prepares you, the education professional, for work as a change agent in your classroom, school, and broader educational arena. Developed for the engaged, pa ... [+]

A Transformational Vision of Schooling

This program prepares you, the education professional, for work as a change agent in your classroom, school, and broader educational arena. Developed for the engaged, passionate educator committed to a transformational vision of schooling, this degree equips you with the knowledge base, skill sets and critical perspectives needed for successful practice and advocacy in a variety of educational settings.

In a political and policy climate that encourages and praises direct instruction methods, skills-based learning and accountability through testing, this program is situated within democratic theories of education and is designed to provide you with the tools to engage in meaningful and creative conversations about the short-term and long-term consequences of today’s climate.... [-]

USA River Forest
August 2019
Full-time
20 months
Online
University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Education

Social Pedagogy is a master degree study field in the frame of study programme Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study. ... [+]

Social Pedagogy is a master degree study field in the frame of study program Specialization in Pedagogy, organized in the full-time form of study.

Profile of graduates and their prospective employment: Graduates have a broad knowledge and understanding of the field of social pedagogy, sociology, law, social policy, anthropology, management of human resources, demography and statistical methods. Graduates can find employment especially in the field of socio-pedagogical prevention; work with children, young adults, and adults during their leisure time activities; in the field of socio-pedagogical therapy or social work. They can also get qualifications for senior and leading positions in the social sphere.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus