Master of Arts degree in Education

Boutique Universities Consortium

Program Description

Master of Arts degree in Education

Boutique Universities Consortium


The Master of Arts degree in Education (MAEd) with Specialization in Higher Education Administration is designed for individuals who are planning or are enhancing a career in a broad range of administrative positions in higher education institutions (both 4-year universities and 2-year colleges). The certificate will provide core knowledge for administrative processes in the context of higher education institutions.

United States University is located in beautiful San Diego, California. USU is a world-class university, offering both online classes and on-campus learning. There are hundreds of local businesses and companies that offer students and graduates opportunities for real world experience, research while studying or employment after graduation. We demonstrate our dedication to our students through small class sizes that ensure no student is left behind. We keep affordable tuition rates that make education accessible.

San Diego is home to a diverse student body that promotes inclusiveness and understanding in the classroom, community, and world. US University offers Homestay and off-campus housing options that allow students to live like true Californians. US University is minutes from beautiful beaches and has an almost perfect climate year round. Getting your degree can be enjoyable at US University.

Available: Online & On-Campus

Average class size: 8 - 10 students

Time to complete: 36 semester credits / 4 semesters / 18 months

Transfer: up 6 units


  • International Students: $675.00 per credit
    • Approximately $6,075.00 per semester + applicable fees

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • $100 application fee
  • Copy of official transcripts; translated & evaluated by an approved NACES agency
  • Proof of English; IELTS score minimum 6.0+; TOEFL minimum 61+
  • Financial Support Declaration & documents
  • Copy of passport with photo
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2.5 minimum GPA

Course Structure: 36 credits; 12 core courses, which include the final Capstone course.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 5, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
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Open Enrollment
18 months
6,075 USD
Start date Open Enrollment
USA San Diego, California
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 18 months
Price 6,075 USD
International Students: ~ $6,075.00 per semester + applicable fees