This program is designed for self-reflective, certified teachers who want to grow professionally. All coursework is offered after the regular school day and/or during the summer. The program provides students with a forward-thinking curriculum taught by accomplished and experienced faculty that emphasizes differentiation, multi-cultural education and research. Students may choose an area of emphasis from STEM, Early Childhood and Literacy courses, or may choose to take courses from each area and/or approved courses from other areas. Graduates from this program have the opportunity to hone their skills in specialized areas in order to serve as master teachers in the field. The M.A. in Education requires 30 credit hours.
NOTE: This program is also available as a bridge program, which allows accepted Maryville undergraduate students to begin pursuing their graduate degree during their senior year, completing their Master’s degree during a fifth academic year (includes summer semester(s).