Master of Education (M.Ed.)

A Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree provides intermediate-level graduate training which enhances professional knowledge and prepares students for further graduate study, if desired. Each specialty option has specific requirements in terms of courses, credit hours, internships, etc. Working closely with a faculty advisor, every M.Ed. The student undertakes an individualized course of study, which culminates in a major project such as thesis, portfolio project, or an internship experience. Largely through valuable mentoring and networking, our graduates pursue careers in education administration, counseling, among other options.

Applied Behavior Analysis (On-campus)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Improve the lives of individuals with disabilities through the application of behavior analysis, earn your master’s in special education and meet the requirements for the behavior analyst board certification exam.

Applied Behavior Analysis (Online)

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Online
Earn your master's online in two years and make a profound impact on the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Culturally Sustaining Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Prepares students to serve as educators, collaborators, researchers, and advocates with schools, community organizations, colleges and universities, and other learning spaces and to facilitate, design, and enact projects, courses, and programs that promote educational justice in all its forms.

Danforth Educational Leadership Program

Certification
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Field-based On-campus
Become an equity-driven principal or program administrator who possesses the vision to guide change, cultivate leadership and generate successful outcomes throughout schools and districts.

Early Childhood Special Education

Certification
Endorsement
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Early childhood special education is a fulfilling career path that makes a real difference in the lives of children with unique learning needs. You will graduate with a master's degree, ready to be a leader in schools, communities and the field.

EdPOL: Early Childhood Policy Specialization

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Part of our Education Policy, Organization and Leadership program, this specialization program prepares you to become a policy leader for childhood education.

Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Policy

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Create a more equitable future for all students. Explore critical questions about the meaning, purpose, and practice of education in society.

High-incidence Disabilities Teacher Education

Certification
Endorsement
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Become a leader in support of students with high-incidence disabilities. Graduates are ready to make a difference for inclusive education after earning their master's degree, certification and/or endorsement.

Instructional Leadership

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Hybrid
Prepare yourself for equity-driven, non-administrative teacher leadership positions. Learn how to foster effective professional development, support student growth, and enhance thriving for all educational stakeholders.

Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership

Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Hybrid
Do you want to work in the fast-paced world of athletics and make a difference in the lives of student-athletes? Earn your master's degree in one year and learn how to excel in sports administration.

IslandWood Graduate Program

Graduate Certificate
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
Field-based
IslandWood offers a unique 10-month immersive residency that prepares environmental educators and fulfills prerequisites for our Master in Teaching programs.

Language, Literacy and Culture

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Explore the dynamic interplay of language, literacy and culture in diverse educational settings, gain a deep understanding of justice, and become part of a supportive community of educators.

Learning Sciences & Human Development

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
We study learning and development where they happen: in families, communities, workplaces, classrooms and schools from pre-school to college.

Measurement and Statistics

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
We prepare students to become leaders in the research and practice of cutting-edge psychometrics and applied statistical modeling.

Science or Math Education Specialization

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Master of Education (M.Ed.)
On-campus
Our program provides advanced, specialized training in science or mathematics education with emphasis for both elementary and secondary schools.