The future of education depends on innovative and creative educators like you, who can transform educational programs and practices to meet the challenges, and respond to the opportunities, of this rapidly changing world. Post University’s master’s in education degree program offers you the opportunity to learn, educate and lead in the field. Coursework helps you build the critical thinking, analytic and forecasting skills you need to be successful in a variety of educational settings, including K-12, corporate, training, military, online, post-secondary and more. Many of our graduates go on to pursue their doctoral education degree to further enhance their knowledge and advance in their careers.
Program HighlightsOur program is grounded in the identification, evaluation, and implementation of research-based education practices. In your core classes, you will develop a vision for the future of education through an analysis of the issues and changes in both education and technology; apply principles of cognitive science; use metrics to measure student, programmatic and institutional achievement; and identify and use relevant technology in the service of better learning. Technology is a critical component of this program, and you will create your Personal Learning Environment to compile and share what you learn in a digital portfolio. Upon completion of your coursework, you will be prepared to:
Your studies will conclude with a three-course capstone, in which you will complete an action-research project aimed at solving a real-world problem of practice.
At Post University, we understand you have responsibilities you can’t put on hold while you attend school — and you don’t have to with our completely online education degrees. Stay in your current position while you learn on your schedule.
Every step of the way, you will be guided by our professional faculty, who have years of experience and expertise in the field. They will share their valuable insights and advice to help better prepare you to move ahead in your career. Additionally, a personal academic advisor will assist you with any questions, challenges and choose a concentration that best aligns with your goals.
Curriculum and InstructionDevelop your curriculum and instructional skills in this creative and innovative concentration. Your coursework focuses on research-based teaching strategies that promote learning and enhance achievement in all education settings. It also provides a differentiated learning experience, so you can pursue projects that interest you.
Educational TechnologyIn this concentration, you will assess educational technology, practices and processes; explore current and emerging technologies; and examine ways to infuse technology into a variety of educational and corporate training settings to meet the needs of different learning styles. You will also be able to personalize your own learning experience by creating technology-related projects that are relevant to your current or potential professional working environment.Higher Education AdministrationMeet the demands of the rapidly changing higher education landscape. This concentration provides you with specialized knowledge, methods, and strategies in higher education leadership and administration. Courses focus on adult learning theory, post-secondary student affairs and services, higher education leadership, and higher education policy.
Learning Design and TechnologyIn this concentration, you will focus on a broad range of instructional design theories and practical applications. You will learn to design, develop, evaluate and implement technology-infused instruction to a broad range of participants, and you will have the opportunity to practice instructional design techniques that are applicable in many different educational environments.
Online TeachingIf you want to teach in an online format, choose this four-course concentration. You will develop research-based knowledge, skills and strategies related to quality online teaching, effective design and delivery of online courses, and assessments in online learning environments.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)You will be trained in language pedagogy, language acquisition, English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching methodology, and ESL curriculum and assessment. This concentration also provides you with both theory and practice to promote culturally and linguistically sensitive educational experiences. Upon completion of your coursework, you will be able to design, implement, teach and evaluate TESOL curriculum.
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