The MicroMasters in Leading Educational Innovation and Improvement has been discontinued for the academic year 2023-2024. Learners who completed the MicroMasters by August 1, 2023, can apply for the Blended Master of Arts in Educational Studies. Contact Dr. Donald Peurach (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
The EdHub for Community and Professional Learning in the Marsal Family School of Education is excited to announce the September 2023 launch of Transforming Education in an Interconnected World, an open access learning series.
The Design and Technologies for Learning Across Culture and Contexts (DATL) concentration in the Master of Arts in Educational Studies program focuses on preparing professionals for designing a wide range of learning environments in formal and informal settings. Design takes many forms and can span the design of technology, curriculum, new pedagogical approaches, and even innovative spaces for learning.
The Educational Equity, Justice, and Social Transformation (EEJST) concentration in the Master of Arts in Educational Studies program is designed to provide students with a foundation in the social, cultural, economic, historical, and political foundations of schooling. Students critically examine educational contexts, practices, and policies rooted in injustice, whiteness, and oppression in educational systems to unpack how these systems have fostered social inequity and work toward justice-driven change.
If your career objective is integrating business acumen with educational expertise to effect meaningful improvements in our education system, the Marsal Family School of Education and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business offer a unique dual-degree program leading to the Master of Arts in Educational Studies and the Master of Business Administration degrees.
The Research for Educational Improvement (REI) concentration in the Master of Arts in Educational Studies program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in research organizations, centers, or projects engaged in evaluation research, or as research support staff in formal and informal educational settings where education professionals are engaged in improving practice and policy.
The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) is a rigorous and comprehensive program that prepares graduates with the entry-level skills required to lead and shape educational institutions and policies at local, national, and global levels. The program also allows teachers and current or aspiring building leaders to continue their work at the building or district level, returning to those settings with skills that focus on reform and justice.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education gives students the tools for increasing their knowledge and skills regarding diversity and social justice in higher education. It equips students to address these issues within their careers and other spheres of influence. This concentration cultivates a supportive network of graduate students and faculty who are interested in research and pedagogy around issues of diversity and social justice.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education program with an individually designed focus provides individuals with a general understanding of higher education as a field of practice and inquiry. The challenges that face higher education require that educators not only adapt to change but also engage in developing a vision of higher education for society. The program aims to prepare you for leadership in shaping the future of higher education. Students generate and apply knowledge on how to advance the role of higher education in supporting the public good and improving institutional practice.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Institutional Research equips students with factual knowledge about postsecondary institutions and systems, research methods used by institutional research professionals, knowledge of the processes and issues affecting institutions, and an understanding of the context and culture of the institutions in which students will work and study.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Management and Organizations considers the organizational dynamics of colleges and universities. This requires a fundamental understanding of the internal workings of higher education and its environment, as well as a thorough grasp of effective management and leadership of higher education organizations.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Business Administration dual degree program provides an in-depth examination of both business administration and higher education arenas. The Master of Arts in Higher Education degree provides a deep exposure to educational theory and programmatic flexibility that complements the Master of Business Administration experience.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education and Master of Public Policy program is designed for students interested in broad policy issues that affect higher and postsecondary education, such as state governance and coordination, financial aid funding, and affirmative action in admissions and hiring.
The Master of Arts in Higher Education with a focus on Public Policy helps students grapple with the challenges that face higher education and gain insights on how to develop a vision of higher education for society. Students analyze broad policy issues that affect higher and postsecondary education, such as state governance and coordination, financial aid funding, and affirmative action in admissions and hiring. You will generate and apply knowledge on how to advance the role of higher education in supporting the public good and improving institutional practice.
The Master’s in Higher Education Student Access and Success program focuses on teaching and learning in colleges and universities as they are implemented in many institutional contexts, both inside and outside of traditional classroom settings.
In the Master of Arts in Educational Studies with Elementary Teacher Certification program, students develop the professional and personal knowledge, dispositions, and skills required to engage diverse groups of children in thoughtful learning. The immersive full-time program begins in mid-June and finishes in mid-June the following year.
In the Master of Arts in Educational Studies with Secondary Teacher Certification program, students participate in university and school-based experiences that enable them to meet the challenges facing today's educators teaching at the junior high and high school levels. The immersive full-time program begins in mid-June and finishes in mid-June the following year. Coursework is completed concurrently with a teaching internship to allow students to explore pedagogies through authentic classroom interactions while being fully supported by field instructors.
The Master of Science in Postsecondary Science Education provides a strong foundation in learning theory and application to support college-level teaching in the sciences. The degree is open only to current doctoral students in the School of Environment and Sustainability and in specific departments in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (Astronomy, Biophysics, Chemistry, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Geological Sciences, Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, and Physics).