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Education

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Education is defined as the process of acquiring knowledge in any form, whether that be beliefs, habits, skills or values. There are many ways for individuals to pursue and receive education. Some methods might involve teaching, storytelling, open discussions, training and research.

 

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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Master of Education

Carthage College
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Kenosha

Carthage offers a 38-credit Master of Education program with three areas of concentration, as well as licensing tracks in reading, administration, special education, and English language learning. Through evening studies, you can earn your M.Ed., add additional teaching licenses, or complete coursework for personal enrichment. [+]

Carthage offers a 38-credit Master of Education program with three areas of concentration, as well as licensing tracks in reading, administration, special education, and English language learning. Through evening studies, you can earn your M.Ed., add additional teaching licenses, or complete coursework for personal enrichment.

About the M.Ed. Program

The Master of Education program at Carthage fosters intellectual and professional learning opportunities within the context of a liberal arts education. Classes enable teachers to keep abreast of current issues relating to education such as curricula, counseling, guidance, and administration. All courses meet Wisconsin teacher licensure requirements in selected areas and carry Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction program approval.... [-]


Master in Teaching English as a Second Language

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Warrensburg

The faculty and staff of the Department of English and Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) would like to thank you for your interest in our master's of arts (MA) degree or our graduate certificate program in teaching English as a second language (TESL). [+]

Overview

The faculty and staff of the Department of English and Philosophy at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) would like to thank you for your interest in our master's of arts (MA) degree or our graduate certificate program in teaching English as a second language (TESL).

About Us

Since the fall of 1988, UCM has offered graduate courses for teachers and future teachers of English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL). These courses are designed to provide professional preparation for individuals who wish to teach English learners in the United States and/or abroad. UCM’s TESL faculty were members of the group that helped develop the Missouri K-12 certification in teaching English to speakers of other languages (ESOL), which was approved in May of 1990 by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).... [-]


Master of Education

Washburn University
Online Campus Full time August 2018 USA Topeka

The Department of Education offers graduate courses and where appropriate, clinical experiences and internships for teachers wishing to pursue the Masters in Education (M.Ed). Teachers may also enroll in graduate courses to work toward additional teaching endorsements, licensure renewal, or professional development. [+]

The Department of Education offers graduate courses and where appropriate, clinical experiences and internships for teachers wishing to pursue the Masters in Education (M.Ed). Teachers may also enroll in graduate courses to work toward additional teaching endorsements, licensure renewal, or professional development. Teachers holding a masters degree may enroll in coursework leading to recommendation for licensure only in programs indicated below, without completing a second masters degree. The Department offers coursework in the following areas:

Graduate Programs Building Leadership P-12 (M Ed and Licensure only) District Leadership P-12 (Licensure only) High Incidence Special Education Elementary K-6 or Secondary 6-12 High Incidence Special Education Elementary K-6 (for Washburn graduates only) Reading Specialist (M.Ed and Licensure only) Curriculum & Instruction with emphasis in Literacy (M.Ed) Curriculum & Instruction with emphasis in Educational Technology (M.Ed) Curriculum & Instruction in Educational Studies (online) Educational Leadership ... [-]

Master Of Education In Special Education - Non-Licensure

Grand Canyon University
Online Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 4 more

With Grand Canyon University's Master of Education in Special Education, you can master the knowledge to support exceptional K-12 students. In this M.Ed in Special Education program, you discover new methods to nurture special student populations and accommodate their learning needs. [+]

Initial Program – Does Not Lead To Initial Teacher Licensure

Offered By: College of Education

Overview

Make an Impact on Children of Diverse Learning Abilities

With Grand Canyon University's Master of Education in Special Education, you can master the knowledge to support exceptional K-12 students. In this M.Ed in Special Education program, you discover new methods to nurture special student populations and accommodate their learning needs. Offered by the College of Education, our rigorous curriculum delivered by expert faculty helps you adapt your instructional strategies to meet each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).

In the masters in special education program, you increase your familiarity with emotional, physical and intellectual disabilities and heighten your expertise in assessment, intervention and transition planning. Using critical thinking, review innovative ways to engage students with mild to moderate disabilities in the least restrictive environment (LRE) and enhance their academic experience. Field experience opportunities throughout your program provide the setting for practical application of theories, research, and strategies.... [-]


Master in Higher Education and Student Affairs

University of San Francisco - School of Education
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA San Francisco

The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) combines a rigorous academic curriculum which includes practicum experiences in various areas of student life, arranged in collaboration with the USF Division of Student Life. [+]

Prepare for a professional career in student affairs and leadership in higher education.

The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) combines a rigorous academic curriculum which includes practicum experiences in various areas of student life, arranged in collaboration with the USF Division of Student Life.

Program Schedule

Consistent with the School of Education's commitment to serve working adults, the program follows a schedule of alternate weekend classes that convene nine times a semester. Classes are typically held Thursday evenings, Friday evenings and all day Saturday.

Program Cornerstones: An integrated approach to issues of equity and access to higher education. A commitment to social justice emphasized throughout coursework and co-curricular experiences. A practicum component, which places students in diverse learning environments within student affairs and promotes the development of concrete practical skills and reflective learning. An optional, paid internship opportunity which can provide a compensation package offered by the USF Division of Student Life. ... [-]

Master of Education (MED) in Teaching and Learning

Concordia University Chicago
Online Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months August 2018 USA Chicago River Forest + 3 more

The master of education in teaching and learning at Concordia University Chicago is designed for current educators who desire to deepen their understanding of curriculum, instruction and assessment theory through a practitioner’s lens. This program provides innovative teaching strategies with respect to technology in the classroom, diverse student populations, disciplinary literacy, and an increasingly complex assessment environment that responsibly melds national standards and assessment. [+]

The master of education in teaching and learning at Concordia University Chicago is designed for current educators who desire to deepen their understanding of curriculum, instruction and assessment theory through a practitioner’s lens. This program provides innovative teaching strategies with respect to technology in the classroom, diverse student populations, disciplinary literacy, and an increasingly complex assessment environment that responsibly melds national standards and assessment.

Learning Objectives

Candidates will:

Integrate foundational theories with a sophisticated lesson and curriculum design, exemplary instruction and responsible assessment. Develop an understanding of how to respond to the needs of all learners using differentiation, effective instruction and assessment. Apply an understanding of diversity in learning to classroom instructional practices. Recognize the critical role technology plays in teaching and learning. Curriculum ... [-]

Master of Education in TESOL, Literacy and Culture

University Of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years September 2018 USA San Diego + 1 more

Master’s students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literacy and Culture develop a scholarly and practical approach to teaching English to speakers of other languages. The program focuses on culture, linguistics, second language acquisition, and methodology of teaching English as a second, foreign and international language, and a sound understanding of the complexities of working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations within the United States and in international contexts. [+]

Master’s students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Literacy and Culture develop a scholarly and practical approach to teaching English to speakers of other languages. The program focuses on culture, linguistics, second language acquisition, and methodology of teaching English as a second, foreign and international language, and a sound understanding of the complexities of working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations within the United States and in international contexts.

Candidates are prepared to work effectively in adult education settings, such as community colleges, universities, adult education centers, and language academies in the United States and abroad.... [-]


MSEd in Student Affairs Administration

University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 USA La Crosse + 2 more

Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education. [+]

Degree

Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education

SAA Mission

Using a theory to practitioner model, the mission of the Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education master’s degree program is to prepare student affairs professionals with the competencies to work effectively within the complex political, economic, cultural, and social contexts of higher education.

Professional Competencies

The Student Affairs Administration (SAA) graduate program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has embraced the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competencies and has aligned the curriculum of the graduate program to ensure basic understanding in the competencies as part of the learning experience of our graduate students.... [-]


Master’s in Education Degree with Globalization & Education Research Emphases

Teach-Now
Online 12 months September 2018 USA Washington

The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education has a unique teaching model – rather than enrolling in several courses in a single semester, candidates progress through a series of intense, comprehensive modules of different lengths, taken in sequence. The program’s project/activity-based, collaborative learning model means candidate learning occurs synchronously and asynchronously, in weekly mandatory virtual class sessions with 10 – 15 candidates in the learning cohort and the instructor, as well as outside of the scheduled virtual classes. [+]

About

The TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education has a unique teaching model – rather than enrolling in several courses in a single semester, candidates progress through a series of intense, comprehensive modules of different lengths, taken in sequence. The program’s project/activity-based, collaborative learning model means candidate learning occurs synchronously and asynchronously, in weekly mandatory virtual class sessions with 10 – 15 candidates in the learning cohort and the instructor, as well as outside of the scheduled virtual classes.

For individuals seeking a Master’s in Education degree: the 12-month program includes the first 6 modules of the existing TEACH-NOW program, plus a 12-week module on the Globalization of Education, a 4-week module on Reading and Literacy, a 4-week module on Education Research and a 4-week module on a Research Project.... [-]


Master of Education

New England College
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online

The New England College Master of Education is designed for current practitioners who are already certified teachers or individuals who wish to become certified or add a new certification. [+]

New England College is renowned for its top-quality education department and award-winning online programs. As part of the department’s ongoing evolution, the Master of Education and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study is offered to develop teacher leadership. Graduate students and NEC faculty work as a learning community to address real-world issues of teachers and schools.

Highlights Courses are taught by practitioner faculty with outstanding professional experience and engaging and effective pedagogical skills. Enjoy working collaboratively and learning from peers. Improve written communication skills and gain competence as a writer. Learn to use new instructional and learning technologies in the classroom. Gain confidence gathering, analyzing, and using data. Develop leadership skills and the ability to design and implement effective, participatory educational reform processes. Develop a sense of optimism about the power of teachers, students, schools, and communities to tackle and solve challenging educational problems. Choose a concentration that fits your interests and aspirations within the Master of Education program. Investigate problems of practice within school settings, analyze and develop leadership skills to improve the quality of organizations as you earn your principal or superintendent certification. ... [-]

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Gannon University
Online Part time 4 semesters September 2018 USA USA Online Erie + 1 more

The online Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to facilitate the highest level of teacher performance. The core courses focus on the mastery of teaching effectiveness for teachers in grades PreK through 12. The teacher as agent of change is the conceptual framework for the M.Ed. and is a unifying theme for all courses. [+]

Program Overview The online Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to facilitate the highest level of teacher performance. The core courses focus on the mastery of teaching effectiveness for teachers in grades PreK through 12. The teacher as agent of change is the conceptual framework for the M.Ed. and is a unifying theme for all courses. Considerable dialogue has taken place in recent years about the need for positive change in American education. The Gannon Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction enables the graduate learner to seize the opportunity to engage in a professional process of renewal. Graduate learners are empowered to translate their knowledge and skills into the classroom. Curriculum The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction is a 30-credit master’s degree. Students take 8 core classes and six credits of electives. Students can complete the electives at Gannon University or have the possibility of transferring credits from another accredited institution. There is no thesis required. A portfolio is completed at the end of the program. Schedule/Format... [-]


Master of Education in Educational Leadership

Lynn University
Online Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Boca Raton + 1 more

The online graduate program in educational leadership is offered entirely online and can be completed in as little as one year, enabling students to earn their advanced degree without putting their professional and personal obligations on hold. [+]

Online Master of Education in Educational Leadership

100% online. No GRE. Complete in one year. Expert faculty. Practitioner model. Relevant curriculum.

About the program

The Lynn online Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MED Leadership) is geared toward individuals who want to gain the specialized knowledge and administrative skills required to advance into leadership roles including:

Principal Superintendent Vice Principal or Dean Department Director District Administrator Curriculum Professional Adult Education Director Student Services Administrator

Many of our graduate students are driven, working teachers who want use their talent outside of the classroom and make a positive impact on a greater number of students by taking on educational leadership and administration roles at the city, district, and even statewide levels. To help Lynn students achieve these goals, our expert faculty developed the online master’s curriculum to provide solution-based knowledge in contemporary subjects including school leadership, safety and ethics, student achievement, technology, and data collection and evaluation.... [-]


Master of Art Education

Texas Tech University in the Hill Country
Campus Full time 36 hours September 2018 USA Fredericksburg Marble Falls + 1 more

Texas Tech University's Master of Art Education program is offered by the School of Art. The program supports practicing teachers with contemporary social theories and strategies that strengthen their classroom, studio practice, and research in relation to art and visual culture. [+]

Master of Art Education

Texas Tech University's Master of Art Education program is offered by the School of Art. The program supports practicing teachers with contemporary social theories and strategies that strengthen their classroom, studio practice, and research in relation to art and visual culture.

Program Overview 36 credit hours During the fall and spring semesters, classes are offered online and on the main campus in Lubbock, Texas. During summer, classes in art education and studio art are offered in Lubbock for Summer 1 and in Fredericksburg for Summer 2. Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. Application Process

Although there is no application deadline, prospective students are encouraged to submit all application materials at least three months prior to projected initial enrollment.... [-]


Master of Education (M.Ed.)

William Howard Taft University
Online Full time Part time September 2018 USA USA Online Denver + 1 more

The online Master of Education (M.Ed.) The program emphasizes coursework in leadership, management, and instruction in a variety of educational and public service settings.

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Master of Education (M.Ed.) Overview

The online Master of Education (M.Ed.) The program emphasizes coursework in leadership, management, and instruction in a variety of educational and public service settings. The M.Ed. The program is of particular interest to individuals with public or private school teaching experience who desire to improve their classroom instructional skills, increase their knowledge of educational administration and advance on their district’s compensation schedules. Additionally, the Master of Education Program features a focused elective track designed specifically for Montessori educators. The objectives of the Program are:

To offer a program of coursework and practical exercises in leadership, management, and instruction that will enhance the professional and personal lives of its students. To improve general educational skills allowing students to advance on school district compensation schedules. To prepare professional educators to serve the needs of both public and private institutions from the elementary to postsecondary level in their community and beyond. To employ faculty who are accomplished in their respective fields from both an academic and practical perspective. ... [-]

Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Sam Houston State University
Online Full time 30 hours September 2018 USA Huntsville

The Master of Education in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language. [+]

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Master of Education

Available: Online

The Master of Education in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed for teachers of English as a Second/Foreign Language. The program addresses the theories of language instruction and incorporates research-based best practices for teaching English language learners. In addition to receiving the M.Ed., our graduates earn a certificate in Second Language Instruction from Sam Houston State University.

This 30-hour online degree program is nationally accredited and addresses standards of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). This program is designed for ESL/EFL professionals who teach at a variety of levels—from the young child through the adult learner.... [-]