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Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

University of the Southwest



The University of the Southwest's online Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) degree has been specifically created to be a tailor-made program for today's busy professionals who want to enhance their job performance or to change careers.

This online graduate degree in education is focused on instilling its students with a well-rounded understanding of the various theories and practices that are at the base of the educational field.

Throughout the course of this online master's in education degree program, students will take a variety of courses that will cover topics, such as:

  • Advanced research
  • Educational philosophy
  • Advanced learning theory
  • K-12 history and politics
  • Adult learning
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Educational leadership
  • Virtual school instruction
  • Assessment strategies

All core and specialization coursework for the Master's degree is delivered and completed 100% online through asynchronous WebCT format and may be completed in some cases in as little as 12 months. Any required practicum or internship is completed in the graduate candidate's own community.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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