Master of Education

Communicate. Empower. Investigate. Reflect. Lead. Evaluate. Inspire. Challenge. Learn.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) is a professional degree for teachers and those who work in the human and social service professions, community education, or post-secondary education.  The curriculum is based on the work done as teachers, leaders, and change agents in formal, non-formal, and community-based settings. Core courses are delivered primarily online making it accessible to earn a M.Ed. accessible while maintaining full-time employment.

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Program Information

Learners will develop skills in:

  • critical reflection
  • investigation and application of educational theory to practice
  • evaluation and effective communication of educational research
  • intercultural competence
  • development of and participation in communities of learners as professionals
  • leadership for educational reform

Student Experiences

 
James Carlisle
  James | M.Ed. | Educator 

UMD M.Ed. course work and my cohort peers have challenged my assumptions and expectations about teaching. After 20+ years teaching I had become content, this program invited me to reconsider, rethink, and reframe my work in the light of deep thinking and stimulating dialogues. The scope and pace of work have allowed me to continue to work full time while excelling in an arduous and rigorous M.Ed. program. Read More

 
Leigh
  Leigh | M.Ed. | 4-H Youth Program Coordinator

The M.Ed. program has helped me gain a deeper understanding of learning, educational practices, and synchronously working systems affecting education. I have developed a more comprehensive understanding of why and how pedagogy has developed and how learning and developmental concepts, theories, and practices are interrelated and the relevancy of them. I been able to expand on my current work incorporating what I have learned, helping me grow as an educator and improve my practice. Read More

 

Program Contact Information 

M.Ed. Director of Graduate Studies

Graduate Program Coordinator

Dr. Insoon Han
218-726-8682
[email protected]

Brianne Vigen
218-726-6525
[email protected]