Online Master of Arts in Education
Are you ready to broaden your knowledge and develop a unique identity as an educator? The online Master of Arts in education from Arizona State University enables you to customize your coursework based on your professional goals. You’ll choose two focal areas and gain a broad perspective of current educational practices and challenges in the field.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5-15
Total credit hours: 30
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Advance your teaching career with an online master’s in education
This program prepares teachers and professionals working in education to advance their careers. You’ll choose courses based on two focal areas to meet your personal and professional goals. You have two options when selecting your focal areas:
- You can choose two Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College focal areas which include but aren’t limited to:
- Applied behavior analysis.
- Autism spectrum disorders.
- Early childhood education.
- Educating multilingual learners.
- Gifted education.
- Global education.
- Learning design and technologies.
- Literacy education.
- Physical activity/physical education.
- Special education endorsement.
- Teaching pedagogy.
*Students who are interested in the special education endorsement should speak to an advisor before selecting this focal area as it has additional requirements.
- Or, you can choose one of the above MLFTC focal areas and one of the below focal areas from our partner colleges:
- Data and society (New College of Interdisciplinary Sciences and Arts).
- Digital audience strategies (Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication).
- Social justice and human rights (New College of Interdisciplinary Sciences and Arts).
- Technical writing and communication (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts).
The program culminates with an applied project in which you’ll design and develop an inquiry study that addresses one or more problems related to your focal areas. You should anticipate needing access to a learner to complete coursework.
Why earn an online master’s in education?
You’ll gain a broad perspective of current educational practices and challenges. You’ll also have a deeper understanding of your focal areas and develop essential skills for education professionals. These skills include effective communication, collaboration, leadership, advocacy and innovation.
Master’s in education courses
The program’s curriculum has two required courses, including an introduction to research and evaluation and an applied project. You’ll have the freedom to customize your coursework and choose electives that align with your two focal areas and future goals as an educator.
Measurement, Data Display, Interpretation and Experimental Design
Concepts and Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
Behavior Assessment in Applied Behavior Analysis
Theories of Data and Society
Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Family Centered Practices
Appropriate Instructional Methodologies for Young Children
What can I do with a master’s in education?
This master’s program allows education professionals to advance in their roles. For instance, you could be a teacher who wants to gain advanced expertise to support school needs. Or you could be a staff member at a community college who wants to develop skills in instructional design. The master’s in education will help you understand how children and adults learn to better meet their needs. Job titles potential students may hold will vary but could include:
How to apply
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Join one of the best colleges of education in the nation
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the capabilities of individual educators and the performance of education systems. According to U.S. News & World Report, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is the only U.S. college of education to rank in the top 15 in both on-campus and online graduate education degrees.
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