Lead Faculty: Dr. Thomas H. ReynoldsThe Master of Arts in Education (MAE) program is designed for individuals interested in seeking professional growth and advancement in educational fields. Additionally, the program meets the needs of international students seeking a master s degree education. Students will complete a six-course Core focused on exploring the historical, philosophical, psychological, and social foundations education; analyzing issues of educational equity and diversity; understanding learners with learning exceptionalities; examining the foundations of curriculum, assessment, and instruction; and using educational research to deepen critical thinking skills. Students in this program will have opportunities to select a four-course specialization from a variety of areas. Note: this program is not designed for students seeking a teaching credential.
To receive a Master of Arts in Education, students must complete 45 quarter hours of graduate work. A total of 4.5 quarter units of transferred, graduate credit may be granted for equivalent graduate work completed, as it applies to this degree and if the units were not used in earning another advanced degree.