Online Master’s in Education
Impact Learning for the Better
Further develop your skills for the educational environment with the online Master of Arts in Education program from Lindenwood University. Pursuing your Master’s in Education online at Lindenwood allows you to study one of five areas to specialize your knowledge for the classroom and beyond. Choose curriculum and instruction, designing curriculum for students with dyslexia, education and business leadership, K–12 e-Learning, or library media and technology.
With the curriculum and instruction focus for our online master’s degree in education, you will strengthen your classroom teaching skills. You will also have the option to customize your program by choosing 18 credit hours of education courses. By choosing K–12 e-Learning Certificate, you’ll develop the skills and learn proven strategies needed to educate children of all ages in digital learning environments. The education and business leadership focus explores topics that can apply to roles in publishing, corporate training, or educational marketing. The library media and technology concentration focuses on both the daily administration of a dynamic library and acquiring skills in educational technology and modern media literacy.
The Master’s in Education degree program does not lead to a teaching certification.
Program at a Glance
Cost per Credit
With the Curriculum and Instruction Master’s in Education option, you’ll customize the program by choosing 18 credit hours of education courses. Strengthen your classroom teaching skills and build expertise to advance your career into instructional coaching or teacher leader positions.
Your Master’s in Education coursework can give you the foundational tools to connect students effectively to their learning. Develop your theoretical and practical approaches to core areas of instruction, including teaching techniques, learning behavior, and curriculum design. Prepare to engage students through a multi-prong teaching strategy that leverages expertise in the following topics:
- Analysis of Teaching and Learning Behavior
- Conceptualization of Education
- Educational Research
- Concentration-specific courses
Graduates can pursue challenges in the wide field of education, including post-secondary teaching or education administration. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), elementary, middle and high school principals earn a median annual salary of $98,420. Post-secondary teachers can earn up to $79,640 annually.
For admission to your program, you will need to complete your online application and submit the following documents:
- Online application
- Letter of intent/personal statement, including a personal statement regarding your interest in the program and career goals
- Official undergraduate transcript(s) as well as official transcript(s) from any graduate school(s) attended
- Transcripts demonstrating completion of undergraduate degree in related field with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA in all major coursework.
- The official results from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) may be required if GPA is below 3.0.
- Contact information for three academic and/or professional references.
- 1,000-word statement of purpose describing applicant’s goals.
- Specific deliverables depending on area of study, such as a writing sample and/or portfolio of work.
The cost per credit hour for this program is $551. Besides affordable tuition, we offer a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits toward your degree completion to further offset tuition costs, saving you time and money on your education!
Frequently Asked Questions
A Master’s in Education degree in a graduate-level program degree that can prepares you for a number of career paths in education, from K-12 teaching to school administration and more.
A Master’s in Education can equip you to pursue a number of roles in education, including elementary, secondary and post-secondary teaching as well as roles in education administration.
You can complete your Master’s in Education online at Lindenwood in as little as two years.
Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?
Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.
We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.
We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.
Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.
We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.
We are committed to helping you succeed.
Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.