Master of Arts in Education
An online Master of Arts in Education degree program is offered to those who hold a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in education and are eligible for licensure.
The program features three areas of concentration:
- Technology: a focus on utilizing and implementing technology to enhance student learning
- Instructional Strategies: a focus on practical applications to support student achievement and engagement
- Special Populations: a focus on how to support and teach at-risk students, with an emphasis on Autism, Response to Intervention (RTI) and emotional/behavioral issues
The concentration courses in this master's program are provided in partnership with Learner's Edge, Inc.
The decision to obtain your master’s degree is a significant investment in your future. In addition to enhancing your abilities to create positive learning environments for students, in most cases a master’s degree correlates to increased compensation. In addition, because the program is online, it will offer the convenience you need to continue your busy lifestyle while completing your degree requirements.
Applications for this 19-month, non-thesis program will be reviewed when complete applications have been received, with a deadline of Monday, April 15, 2013.
Financial aid is available to qualified students.
- Application (.pdf)
- Degree Requirements
- Required Program Courses
- Courses in Each Concentration
- Course Sequence
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Technology Requirements (.pdf)
- Mission Statement
- Recommendation (.pdf)
- Tuition and Transfer Credits
- Application for Candidacy, Part A
- M.A. in Education Graduate Checklist
- Application for Graduation and Diploma
Augustana College accepts applications for the M.A. in Education program from residents of the following states: SD, AK, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WY and Washington, DC.
The online Master of Arts in Education degree program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Augustana Education Department is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).