You'll take creative approaches to the study of educational theories that help them to gain a more thorough understanding of educational strategies and practices. Pursue a Master of Education, Master of Arts in Education, or a Research Master of Arts degree in one of these areas:

Curriculum Studies: Earn a degree in General Curriculum Studies, Supporting Learners with Diverse Needs & Exceptionalities (SLDNE) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Educational Foundations: Explore how the foundational disciplines of history, philosophy, and sociology affect educational theory and practice. 

Educational Psychology: Support learners with varied needs by pursuing a concentration in Education of the Blind and Visually Impaired or Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Elementary and Middle School Education: Expand your teaching skills by exploring the relationship between curriculum and teaching in elementary and middle schools.

Literacy Education: Develop the advanced skills that will help you meet the complex demands of fostering literacy learning in schools, in community sites, and in a variety of workplaces.

Lifelong Learning: Develop a broad view of learning and teaching that transpires both within and beyond formal schooling contexts.

School Psychology: Balance research, theory, and practice in this two-year, full-time clinical specialty program. 

PhD Program

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We’re excited to announce the launch of new graduate programs in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), including a new Master of Arts in Education in TESOL, a revised Master of Education (Curriculum Studies): TESOL, and new certificate and diploma programs. You can read more about the announcement here.

The certificate and diploma programs will be offered in two streams – one focused on teaching adults and the other for teaching children/youth. The MA and MEd programs cover both.

We are currently updating our application and website information for these new programs. In the meantime, if you are interested in pursuing the MA or MEd, please contact Education professor Dr. Hong Wang at or 902-457-6192.