Maximize your time and resources by coupling our master's with an add-on licensure or certificate.
Our Master of Arts in Education is designed to motivate and inspire educators to be transformative agents in today’s educational arena. The core coursework intertwines concepts of servant leadership, social justice, and educational equity, enhancing the educators’ ability to interact with increasingly diverse populations and changing societal demands. Educators have the opportunity to develop an understanding of cutting-edge online instructional techniques and assessment while delving into the critical evaluation of new media literacies.
Created with the working teacher in mind, our master's degree allows you to create your own emphasis or couple with a licensure or certificate to maximize your time and money. This M.A. has a minimum of 30 credit hours, consisting of 15 core credit hours or 12 core credit hours for Educational Leadership programs. The remaining required credit hours are made up of your emphasis area. Core courses are offered online with your final course being a 4-day, on-campus seminar culminating with commencement. See emphasis areas below for details on course delivery and required credit hours.
Teacher programs offered online and Educational Leadership offerings available at the following locations:
Eau Claire, WI
Green Bay, WI
La Crosse, WI
Create your own emphasis
or couple with a licensure or certificate
Our Master of Arts in Education allows you to create your own path, enabling you to grow in areas that support your personal and professional development. Electives can be selected from the various licensure and certificate programs, and the two additional courses from the M.A. core. When chosen as your area of emphasis, your master's degree will be 10 courses (30-credit hours).
- 15-credits of M.A. core coursework (5 courses)
- 15-credits of electives from a licensure, certificate or M.A. core (5 courses)
Our Principal Licensure 51 program prepares educators to become school leaders at the Dean, assistant, or Principal level. When chosen as your area of emphasis, your master's degree will be 13 courses (36-credit hours).
Blended delivery, with M.A. core coursework online:
- 12-credits of M.A. core coursework (5 courses)
- 21-credits of Educational Leadership core coursework (7 courses)
- 3-credits of required Principal coursework (1 course)
To add Director of Instruction (WI 5010), students will taken an additional 6 credit hours.