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MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION

About

About the Program
Program Benefits
Learning Outcomes


About

The online Master of Arts degree in Education (MAED) is designed for educators who are interested in enhancing their professional practice through online study of advanced professional knowledge related to teaching, learning, and leadership in P-12 schools and postsecondary contexts (e.g. community colleges, universities, community centers, and the workplace). Through elective sequences of learning opportunities, the student may develop one or two concentrations that focus on selected areas such as special education, technology and learning, P-12 school and postsecondary leadership, literacy education, sport coaching and leadership, and science and mathematics education. The online MA program in Education is available only online and only under Plan B (without thesis). The online format provides optimum flexibility for students who wish to engage in inquiry and learning that will contribute to exemplary educational practice.

 

Program Benefits

The program has these benefits:

  • Convenience to study where you live or work without having to come to campus
  • Breadth of course selection focus in-depth on one or two areas of concentration, or pick one area for close examination and explore broadly across other areas
  • Apply what you learn online in your classroom and personal life
  • Earn your MA degree by successfully completing and exhibiting an online portfolio
  • Full-time Academic Advisement readily available
  • Entirely online

Learning Outcomes

 

The MAED will enrich and extend students' capabilities to:

  • Construct more effective documents and presentations
  • Achieve improved outcomes in their work
  • Conduct inquiry, evaluation or research
  • Evaluate the legitimacy and quality of research and policy in their field
  • Design, manage, and support group projects and processes
  • Apply new technologies
  • Access digital environments for ideas, information and resources
  • Use digital tools for communication, collaboration, and presentation
  • Learn through digital information delivery and interactions (i.e. wikis, podcasts, webinars, and other formats)
  • Exercise leadership
  • Advance to new levels of professional practice and responsibility
  • Professionally develop
  • Introduce new ideas, programs, or practices into their work place