Online Master of Arts in Education

General

Program Description

Webinar for International Students

Affordable, Quality, and Versatile

Comprised of faculty who are experienced educational leaders, the Master of Arts in Education (MAE) online program prepares educators to better serve their students through team-focused and hands-on problem solving. With this degree, students can customize a program of study or add a certificate or endorsement in one of many areas:  

• Learning Behavior Specialist 1

• English as a Second Language

• PK-12 Education Technology Specialist 

• Legal Aspects of Education

• Higher Education Online Pedagogy

• Leadership and Learning

Graduates are known as leaders who excel in their teaching environments, organizations, and communities. The program is recognized for its leading edge use of technology, and its innovative presentations of practical knowledge and skills.

The program is designed for educators who wish to assume leadership roles within and beyond the classroom. It is characterized by lectures, text reading, discussions, and projects, with emphasis on reflection and writing. Students will gain knowledge in teaching methodology, leadership, research, curriculum/instruction best practices, school improvement, technology use, and end with a master’s closure project.

Skills & Knowledge

• Qualitative and quantitative research design

• Strategies for online learning

• Assessment for Learning

• Ability to examine and understand curriculum and instructional issues

Career Outcomes

The Master of Arts in Education degree prepares educational leaders for the classroom, as well as community education positions across the globe. Our graduates are:

• teacher mentors

• instructional coordinators

• technology coordinators

• trainers in the military, police force and fire prevention occupations

• technology trainers

• curriculum directors

• human resource managers

• business managers/leaders

• training and labor relations managers and specialists

• archivists and museum technicians

Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

We’re proud to be one of three campuses of the world-class University of Illinois. The University of Illinois at Springfield provides an intellectually rich, collaborative, and intimate learning envir ... Read More

We’re proud to be one of three campuses of the world-class University of Illinois. The University of Illinois at Springfield provides an intellectually rich, collaborative, and intimate learning environment for students, faculty, and staff, while serving local, regional, state, national, and international communities. Read less
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