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Online Master's in Education (MA.Ed)

Program overview

Advance Your Career in Teaching, Administration, or Coaching

Develop valuable skills for the classroom and beyond with this flexible, customizable program. Choose from four career-focused concentrations to specialize your studies and meet your professional goals.

Develop valuable skills for the classroom and beyond with this flexible, customizable program. Choose from four career-focused concentrations to specialize your studies and meet your professional goals.

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Take the Next Step in Your Education Career

The online Master of Arts in Education from Greenville University is designed for working educators who are ready to advance their careers in a specialized area. It features four concentration options in Coaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL). When you graduate, you will be an experienced educator with the knowledge and skills you need to improve learning outcomes and create meaningful educational opportunities for your students.

The program takes a faith-based approach to education and is grounded in Christian values. Through a specialized curriculum, you will complete courses that are most relevant to your career goals and pursue advanced study for professional development.

Greenville University is an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved continuing education provider, so you can be confident you’re earning a valuable credential for continued success. Courses in the master’s in education online program are delivered in a flexible format so you can study while maintaining your daily teaching responsibilities.

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Master’s in Education Curriculum

Greenville’s M.A. in Education curriculum is based on four concentrations: Coaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, and TESL. As a student, you will complete focused education coursework that aligns with your career goals while earning an online education degree that prepares you for continued success. Each concentration is designed to include the skills and competencies you need for professional development in your chosen area.

Curriculum Details

Program Outcomes

When you complete this program, you’ll be able to:

Career Outlook

When you earn your master’s in education online from Greenville University, you will be prepared for a specific career path in either coaching, curriculum and instruction, special education, or TESL. The median annual salary for high school teachers is $60,320, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Whether you are interested in classroom teaching or administration, you can advance your career with this flexible program.

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Choose A Career-Focused Concentration

Greenville’s online master’s in education degree features four concentration options, delivering a customizable learning experience for educators like you. Whether you are interested in professional development as a coach, administrator, curriculum expert, special education teacher, or in TESL, we have the program for you.

M.A. in Education: Coaching

Complete advanced coursework in athletic administration, character development in athletes, practice and competition planning, and more as you learn to develop winning organizations through proven approaches.

M.A. in Education: Curriculum and Instruction

Prepare for career advancement as a teacher, administrator, or instructional coordinator through advanced coursework in literacy, curricular design, and more.

M.A. in Education: Special Education

Finish your degree in 18 months and gain skills to help students with varied abilities achieve their full learning potential.

M.A. in Education: TESL

Learn relevant teaching approaches for culturally and linguistically diverse populations.

Admission Requirements

To apply for the M.A. in education from Greenville University, you’ll need:

Admission Requirements

Tuition Details

This program is $476 per credit hour and includes 30-33 credits, depending on your chosen concentration. To finish your degree faster and for a lower cost, you can transfer up to 6 credits into the master’s in education online degree.

Greenville is proud to offer high-quality online programs with competitive tuition. We will work with you to ensure that your educational dreams are within reach.

Tuition and Fees

Learn From Education Experts

Greenville’s experienced faculty bring years of relevant teaching, administration, and coaching knowledge to the online classroom so you learn valuable skills for your chosen career path. They are here to offer one-on-one support, encouragement, and guidance as you complete your degree.

Why Online?

Study in a format that fits your life with our flexible and convenient online programs. Online learners receive personal support from application to graduation and experience the same academic rigor as on-campus students.

Online Learning Benefits

Financial Aid

Your education is an investment in your future. With our competitive tuition and transfer credit options, you can make your degree affordable. Learn more about federal aid, military benefits, and scholarships to fund your studies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our dedicated admissions team is here to help. If you have additional questions that aren’t covered here, contact us or call (855) 582-1233.

Yes! You can save time and money by transferring up to 6 credits to the online M.A. in Education program. Contact an enrollment counselor for more information.

No. Test scores are not required for admission to the M.A. in Education program.

Applying to the online M.A. in Education program is quick and easy. You can start your free application today! If you have more questions about the process, contact us.

Students can complete this program in 2 years or less, depending on transfer credits and which concentration option you choose.

The M.A. in Education program requires 30–33 credit hours for degree completion, depending on your chosen concentration.

The online programs from Greenville University feature the same high-quality teaching and academic rigor as our on-campus offerings. You can be confident you’re earning a valuable degree for continued success.

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