MSc Programs in Education

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For many, the experience of going through college serves to instill within them a great appreciation for the value of education. That appreciation often leads them to want to build those same feelings up in future generations through teaching. If you’re hoping to make education your lifelong career, a Master of Science (MSc) in Education can help supplement the skills you acquired while getting your bachelor’s degree.

Those wondering what is an MSc in Education and exactly why it’s required in order to teach fail to recognize the complexities that come with running a classroom environment. A graduate course in education delves further into properly managing the classroom environments at all levels. Courses are also taught that focus on administration and management, communications, technology, and library science. Practical applications in the classroom also make up a significant portion of most educational graduate programs.

Most primary and secondary schools only require a bachelor’s degree. However, a Master of Science in education could certainly help you stand out in a crowd of applicants for one of these positions. Educational jobs specifically requiring a master’s degree include:

Special education

Postsecondary schooling

Adult education

The cost of a graduate program in education can vary from school to school. For some, the extra expense of tuition and fees for graduate school may seem prohibitive. Yet financial aid may be available should you need it in order to continue your education.

Many educators find that they can have an even greater impact on students’ lives by working as a school principal or administrator. Working in such a position can help you to effect policies which govern your local learning environment. Your master’s degree in education can help put you in the position to hold such jobs.

 

If you’re currently working within the education field yet want to take your teaching career even further, an online graduate program can help you do that. Coursework can be completed at your own pace, allowing you to get creative with both your work and school schedule. To apply for your Master of Science program, just search for your program and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling out the lead form. 

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Master Of Science In Instructional Technology

Grand Canyon University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City South Phoenix Scottsdale + 4 more

Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology program is designed for practicing teaching professionals who have an interest in becoming a technology specialist or coach—or educators who endeavor to increase their knowledge of technology in the classroom. [+]

MSc Degrees in Education. Advanced Program For Continuing Professional Education Offered By: College of Education Overview Impact Education as a Technology Coach Grand Canyon University's Master of Science in Instructional Technology program is designed for practicing teaching professionals who have an interest in becoming a technology specialist or coach—or educators who endeavor to increase their knowledge of technology in the classroom. This masters in instructional technology program and courses are aligned to the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Technology Coaches, as well as the Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards. Courses in the Master of Science in Instructional Technology program are taught by experts in their respective fields who extend knowledge and experience in the following areas: Technology-based instructional theories and models Digital literacies and new media Ethical and equitable technology integration Technology for student assessment Multimedia instructional strategies Distance learning, andragogy and coaching Degree Outcomes Become a Leader in Instructional Technology Project-based learning and the application of concepts in real-world context produce graduates with the hands-on training and career readiness to become leaders in technology at the K-12 classroom, school and district levels. You will engage in observational and field experiences to help foster your understanding of the complexity of: Leading in the school setting Classroom technology use and training Development of a vision for technology Ensuring smooth day-to-day technology integration in teaching Opportunities will also be available to apply concepts, theories and research throughout the Master of Science in Instructional Technology degree... [-]

Master of Science in Emergent Technologies in Education

MUST University
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Fort Lauderdale

The Master of Science in Emergent Technologies in Education (MS-ETE) graduate program at MUST University provides participants with technological knowledge and skills to create effective school district technology plans, to develop training programs for classroom professors in the use of technology, to promote organizational change through technology, to manage technology resources and personnel in a school setting, and to apply their technical skills and knowledge to identify and utilize technological resources appropriately for the needs of the schools, school districts, and similar educational organizations. [+]

The Master of Science in Emergent Technologies in Education (MS-ETE) graduate program at MUST University provides participants with technological knowledge and skills to create effective school district technology plans, to develop training programs for classroom professors in the use of technology, to promote organizational change through technology, to manage technology resources and personnel in a school setting, and to apply their technical skills and knowledge to identify and utilize technological resources appropriately for the needs of the schools, school districts, and similar educational organizations. All the required courses address these technology needs of schools. [-]

MS in Secondary Education of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA Rochester + 1 more

The National Technical Institute for the Deaf's MS secondary education of deaf or hard of hearing students is a unique program, which prepares professionals to meet the national need for excellent teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. [+]

NTID offers a graduate program leading to the master of science degree in secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. This unique program prepares students to meet the national need for teachers of secondary students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program’s purpose includes the preparation of teachers not only as effective and ethical practitioners but also as scholars and leaders in the profession.

Faculty members in this program are international leaders in research and are highly skilled in the education of deaf people. A carefully designed system of faculty advisement is a prominent feature of this program. On-campus facilities, state-of-the-art technology, and a well-established system of educational access services combine to make this a vital program for both deaf and hearing students who desire careers as professional educators of deaf students. Graduates of this program have a 96 percent pass rate on the New York State Teacher Certification examinations.... [-]


M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Tampa

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance, and provides an inter- and cross-disciplinary area of study that draws students from many disciplines and [+]

M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology

The M.S. in Instructional Design and Technology program at The University of Tampa addresses a growing field in learning and human performance, and provides an inter- and cross-disciplinary area of study that draws students from many disciplines and backgrounds. Technology has become an integral part of instruction and learning that is heavily emphasized by federal agencies such as the Department of Education and National Science Foundation as well as the state of Florida. Instructional technologists understand and leverage technologies as both product (e.g., Web-based courses) and process (e.g., iterative and formative approaches to learner assessment). Faculty members hold doctorate degrees and possess firsthand knowledge and expertise in the field. Graduates of the program are well prepared to practice their unique, multidisciplinary profession in a variety of settings, including industry, K–12 schools, higher education and government, or to pursue doctoral studies.... [-]


MS Education- Adolescent Education and Special Education (Dual Certification)

College of Mount Saint Vincent
Campus Full time 14 months September 2017 USA Riverdale

The M.S. in Adolescent Education and Special Education (Dual Certification, Grades 7-12) program at the College of Mount Saint Vincent is designed for career changers or recent college graduates who wish to receive a New York State teaching license. [+]

MSc Degrees in Education. MS Education- Adolescent Education and Special Education (Dual Certification) The M.S. in Adolescent Education and Special Education (Dual Certification, Grades 7-12) program at the College of Mount Saint Vincent is designed for career changers or recent college graduates who wish to receive a New York State teaching license. This 14-month accelerated program consists of 45 credits and blends vital academic content with practical classroom teaching experience through a Teaching Fellows residency program. Fellows are paired with a classroom mentor-teacher. Teaching Fellows work alongside their mentors in a grade-appropriate classroom, attend school-based staff meetings and professional development seminars, and assume instructional responsibilities as assigned. Before starting classroom-based activities in the fall, all Teaching Fellows attend a College of Mount Saint Vincent summer institute designed to provide the professional knowledge and skills upon which to build a successful career in education. Successful completion of this program and required license exams lead to a Master’s degree plus two teaching licenses covering grades 7-12: one is in a content area such as Biology, English, History or Mathematics, and the other is in Special Education. Degree Requirements The M.S. in Adolescent Education and Special Education (Dual Certification, Grades 7-12) requires the completion of 45 credits. Students will choose one (1) of the following methods courses based on their undergraduate academic major. Each course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to teach an academic discipline effectively in middle and high school. EDUC 510 Teaching English in Middle and Secondary School... [-]

Master in Development and Socialisation in Childhood and Adolescence

Utrecht University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Utrecht

The two-year Master’s programme in Development and Socialisation in Childhood and Adolescence (DaSCA) gives you the theoretical and methodological background to analyse this development. [+]

How do socialisation contexts influence the development of children and adolescents? Why is it that young males in particular tend to get involved in crime? Is it because they have the ‘wrong’ friends? Were they not socialised properly? Is it due to dispositional factors? Are there hereditary factors at work? From the day a child is born, his family and the culture in which he’s raised have a huge impact on his socioemotional development and psychological adjustment. As he grows up, his school and networks of friends and peers become more and more influential on his development. The two-year Master’s programme in Development and Socialisation in Childhood and Adolescence (DaSCA) gives you the theoretical and methodological background to analyse this development. Normal and abnormal socioemotional development The programme focusses on both normal and abnormal development processes. Explicit attention is given to the study of interventions and risk factors in children’s and adolescent’s cognitive and social-emotional development and adjustment. Through the course topics, you’ll address questions such as: What are the early markers of development going awry? How can we improve the way negative outcomes in children and adolescents are prevented or treated? This Master’s programme combines advanced coursework with the development of hands-on skills. International focus All courses and communications are in English and the programme is designed to allow you to practice advanced English communication skills while gaining an international perspective on topics related to development and socialisation. Some of the lecturers are from abroad (US, Belgium, Croatia, and... [-]

Instructional Technology, Educators, M.S.

NYIT- Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

Upon successful completion of the nationally recognized and NYSED-approved NYIT program, you’ll be eligible for New York State certification as an Educational Technology Specialist and for permanent or professional certification in your initial certification area. An option for non-certified educators and others interested in technology in teaching and learning is also available. [+]

MSc Degrees in Education. Instructional Technology, Educators, M.S. As technology development moves at breakneck speeds, you need to be adept at choosing, using, and applying technology in your elementary and secondary school curricula. Our program gives you the knowledge and hands-on experience to become a master teacher, school or district instructional technology leader, coach, professional developer, or instructional designer. You’ll learn to adapt and apply technology to enhance the teaching of P-12 curriculum for diverse learners. You will also gain theoretical knowledge and leadership perspectives to provide of leadership to guide long-term strategies for technology adoption design and implementation. Upon successful completion of the nationally recognized and NYSED-approved NYIT program, you’ll be eligible for New York State certification as an Educational Technology Specialist and for permanent or professional certification in your initial certification area. An option for non-certified educators and others interested in technology in teaching and learning is also available. Career Options An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include: Master teacher, P-12 Multimedia specialist Professional developer Technology mentor and coach Technology lead educator [-]

Master of Science in Communication Disorders (MS)

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Wayne

Master of Science in Communication Disorders (MS) The MS in communication disorders is a 54-credit degree program that is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Students are prepared to pursue ASHA certification upon graduation. The program also meets the academic and clinical training requirements for New Jersey state licensure and qualifies students for the speech-language specialist certification from the New Jersey Department of Education. The master’s program provides academic and clinical training which develops the skills necessary to assess and treat communicatively impaired individuals spanning all age ranges. The on-campus clinic provides intensive training with young children and adults while an extensive list of off-campus sites provides experiences with a wider variety of populations. These include adults and children with developmental disorders, acquired neurogenic disorders, congenital and acquired hearing loss, voice disorders, fluency problems, and limited English proficiency. [+]

William Paterson University in New Jersey invites you to meet with  Amo- Augustus Kubeyinje, Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Services during our 2017 Africa Recruitment Tour. Learn about our undergraduate and graduate degree program. Ask about available scholarship  opportunities. Abuja, Nigeria - Date:  September 22nd 2017 Lagos, Nigeria - Date:  September 26th and 27th Accra, Ghana - Date: September 28th Kumasi, Ghana - Date: September 30th Abidjan, Ivory Coast - Date:  October 1st  and 2nd Kigali, Rwanda - Date:  October 3rd Nairobi, Kenya - Date:  October 5th  and 6th Harare, Zimbabwe - Date:  October 7th Johannesburg, South Africa - Date: October 9th and 10th Master of Science in Communication Disorders (MS) The MS in communication disorders is a 54-credit degree program that is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Students are prepared to pursue ASHA certification upon graduation. The program also meets the academic and clinical training requirements for New Jersey state licensure and qualifies students for the speech-language specialist certification from the New Jersey Department of Education. The master’s program provides academic and clinical training which develops the skills necessary to assess and treat communicatively impaired individuals spanning all age ranges. The on-campus clinic provides intensive training with young children and adults while an extensive list of off-campus sites provides experiences with a wider variety of populations. These include adults and children with developmental disorders, acquired neurogenic disorders, congenital and acquired hearing loss, voice disorders, fluency problems, and limited English proficiency.... [-]

MSc in Human-Technology Interaction

Eindhoven University of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Eindhoven

Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. [+]

MSc Degrees in Education. Technological development offers new possibilities to make people's daily lives more healthy, safe, understandable, independent, fun and comfortable. New technologies provide us, for instance, with energy-friendly and sustainable solutions to improve the environment in which we live as well as tools for elderly people to live longer on their own. Furthermore, new technologies provide us with new means of communication and new ways of entertainment. Examples are smart phones, ambient intelligence and smart homes, online shopping and communities, 3D television and renewable energy technologies like hydrogen technology and biomass. For these technologies to be really successful, people will need to be able to use them properly as well as trust, accept and adopt them. As a Human-Technology Interaction engineer you are typically concerned with topics that require a profound understanding of both the human and technological aspects. You will learn about usability, ergonomics, perception, cognition, decision making, social psychology, consumer behavior and environmental psychology. Simultaneously, as a Human-Technology Interaction engineer, you will need a thorough understanding of technology. Therefore, a substantial part of the Master’s Program will consist of engineering courses in the area of your interest. Do you want to broaden your view on technology and are you interested in technology from a user’s perspective? Then this Master Program is a good choice for you! With a Bachelor’s degree in ‘Innovation Sciences’ or ‘Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences for Healthcare’, you can apply directly for the Master Program. [-]

Master of Science in Educational Leadership

Cardinal Stritch University
Campus or Online Part time 18 - 20 months September 2017 USA Milwaukee

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership program is designed for educators who want to expand their leadership knowledge and skills to serve in formal or informal leadership roles in schools. [+]

The Master of Science (M.S.) in Educational Leadership program is designed for educators who want to expand their leadership knowledge and skills to serve in formal or informal leadership roles in schools. The master's degree leads to Wisconsin certification as principal (#51) and director of instruction (#10). Educators not interested in formal administrative positions, but who are interested in expanding their leadership capacity for roles such as site council member, grade level coordinator, or department chair, will also benefit from the program. The format of the M.S. in Educational Leadership program is an accelerated cohort model with courses typically lasting six to eight weeks. The program is offered year-round in a face-to-face format at locations throughout Wisconsin, as well as online. The course content emphasizes the knowledge, skills and dispositions that are compatible with effective school leadership in the 21st century, as defined in the Wisconsin Principal and Director of Instruction Content Standards. During the 31 credit program, students accrue practicum hours that are aligned with the Wisconsin Administrator Standards. The practicum contributes to the development of the School Improvement Plan that is completed by each student under the supervision of the school-based supervisor and the University supervisor. Students also complete a leadership portfolio as part of administrator licensure requirements. Courses EDU 571 - Introduction to Leadership EDU 573 - Leading Complex Systems EDU 575 - Leading Beyond Organizational Improvement EDU 576 - Leadership in Planning, Facilitating and Assessing Learning EDU 580 - Developing, Supervising and Evaluating Staff EDU 583... [-]

MSc in Management of Learning

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

In a competitive business environment, companies need to innovate in order to stay ahead. This means that knowledge is becoming a key business asset. Coupled with this, it is becoming increasingly [+]

MSc in Management of Learning

 

In a competitive business environment, companies need to innovate in order to stay ahead. This means that knowledge is becoming a key business asset. Coupled with this, it is becoming increasingly difficult for organisations to find and retain qualified employees. As a result, the effective use and development of human capital is a strategic decision that companies can no longer ignore.

 

Management of Learning challenges you to think about learning in a (global) business environment and to find effective, potentially far-reaching solutions. It is a multi-disciplinary programme, which combines elements from economics, business, human resource management and learning sciences.... [-]


MSc in Teaching and Inquiry

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The Master of Science in Teaching & Inquiry (MSTI) program is for teachers interested in developing and expanding their craft, knowledge, and skills for teaching in the 21st century. The MSTI program is open to K-8 teachers with a minimum of two years of teaching in their own classroom. [+]

The Master of Science in Teaching & Inquiry (MSTI) program is for teachers interested in developing and expanding their craft, knowledge, and skills for teaching in the 21st century. The MSTI program is open to K-8 teachers with a minimum of two years of teaching in their own classroom. Each term MSTI students take one required “core” course and one elective. Students choose their electives from dozens of course options. With MSTI students choosing their five electives, the program allows each student to create the custom program that will most benefit their personal and professional goals. MSTI students can take one general education elective in a subject they teach. MSTI students can also choose to focus their five electives in a specific area, such as in literacy, early childhood education, or earn an endorsement in Bilingual Education. The Master of Science in Teaching & Inquiry (MSTI) Program is designed for licensed teachers with a minimum of two years of successful K-9 teaching experience in their own classroom. This program has five key features: Students design half of their program to focus on the areas of professional growth they are most interested in pursuing. The program takes five terms to complete. Each term students take one required core course and one elective. (Term 4 also includes a required 1 credit hour research seminar.) Upon acceptance into the program, students meet with a program advisor to create an Electives Plan based on their professional goals. This plan may change as students progress... [-]

MSc in Pedagogical Science

Radboud University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

Students in this programme can focus on pedagogical science in one of two areas: diversities in youth care, or gifted education. [+]

MSc Degrees in Education. One Programme, Two Specialisations If you are interested in pedagogical sciences, Radboud University offers a comprehensive, rigorous Master's programme that will prepare you for a wide variety of positions in the current job market. Whether you want to be become a clinical supervisor, policy advisor, teacher trainer, developer, policy officer, researcher, trainer, tutor, or coach, the Master's in Pedagogical Science can help you gain the knowledge and experience needed to do so. Depending on your interests, you can choose to specialise in one of two areas: Diversities in Youth Care, or Gifted Education. Read on for more information about these specialisations! Specialisation 1: Diversities in Youth Care In this Master's programme, you will learn how diversities such as ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual preference or socio-economic class may influence the kinds of problems children and young people experience. You will learn how they express themselves regarding these issues, and in which ways you need to take these diversities into account as a professional pedagogue. In this programme you can focus on policy, research and/or counseling. Moreover you can choose a specific target group or theme (e.g. ethnic minorities, sex, sexuality) and follow courses like ‘Gender and Diversities in Organisations', 'Poverty, Wellbeing and Social Justice', 'Migratie en Interreligieuze Studies', 'Feminist Classics', and ‘Community Outreach Project'. You are encouraged to match both the practical training and the writing of your master thesis with the subject of your interest. We will facilitate your practical training abroad in the spring semester... [-]

Master of Science in Education - Second Language Education

SUNY Cortland
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cortland

Second language education allows you to build on the solid foundation of your bachelor's degree in a foreign language, English, linguistics, anthropology or sociology, education, speech or a related area. You also can expand your global awareness and enhance your professional credentials when you enroll in the M.S.Ed. in second language education: non-certification program at SUNY Cortland. [+]

Overview

Second language education allows you to build on the solid foundation of your bachelor's degree in a foreign language, English, linguistics, anthropology or sociology, education, speech or a related area. You also can expand your global awareness and enhance your professional credentials when you enroll in the M.S.Ed. in second language education: non-certification program at SUNY Cortland.

Program Highlights

With the guidance of our expert faculty in modern languages, you will study methods of second language teaching, integration of technology in the classroom, theory and research in second language acquisition, and linguistics. The English as a Second Language (ESL) non-certification program immerses you in developing practical techniques, methods and materials for teaching ESL. You also will study English grammar in the context of TESOL, investigate adolescent language development and explore bilingual and multicultural education. In addition, you may choose program-related electives such as literacy and reading in middle and secondary schools or teaching special education learners in general education classrooms. This concentration area leading to certification requires you to complete 50 hours of field observation as part of your course work. An additional student teaching experience is not required for the non-certification program.... [-]


MSc in Pedagogical Science and Education; children, families and schools

Erasmus University Rotterdam - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Interested in youth, families and schools with multiple and complex urban problems? Become a policymaker, consultant or researcher by enrolling in the Master programme in Pedagogy and Education. [+]

MSc Degrees in Education. Pedagogy and Education: Children, families and Schools Master of Science (MSc) in Pedagogy and Education Interested in youth, families and schools with multiple and complex urban problems? Become a policymaker, consultant or researcher by enrolling in the Master programme in Pedagogy and Education. Are you interested in finding out which methods work for which children in urban schools and in classrooms with diverse student populations? Do you wonder about the impact of parenting, day-care, or social media on child development? The specialisation of Educational Sciences includes modules that concern current scientific theories on the effectiveness of both teaching methods and schools, while the specialisation of Child & Family Studies focuses on Parenting in Contemporary Society. It includes the impact of societal changes on family functioning, like social media and the role of fathers. Why study a Master in Pedagogy and Education in Rotterdam? Best Master programme in Pedagogy and Education in the Netherlands according to the Keuzegids 2016 (Dutch study choice guide). The structure of the programme and the Problem Based Learning system allows students to put theory into practice while studying. Intensive interaction between lecturers and students, small classes, and accessible teachers. Choose your specialisation The Master programme in Pedagogy and Education offers one specialisation. Please see below for information about this specialisation within this Master programme. Whether a specialisation is offered full-time or part-time is indicated accordingly. What is this specialisation about? The specialisation Educational Sciences addresses a number of the main issues that... [-]