Online Master of Education
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Drive innovation in education
Lead the charge for better education with an online Master of Education (MEd) from Strayer University. In this MEd program, you’ll learn to use motivational and learning theory to help engage students in learning and help them achieve. You’ll also grasp effective approaches to engaging with students, administration and staff to lead in a variety of educational settings.
Winter classes start on January 4
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Lead as a transformative educator
Earning an MEd isn’t just for teachers who want to enhance their education careers: if you want to work outside the classroom in areas such as corporate training, curriculum development and instructional technology, this program can give you a deep understanding of functional areas and critical knowledge in education.
Build your skills
- Complete a capstone project that builds your professional portfolio, demonstrating mastery of the theoretical and practical knowledge you’ve developed.
- Get continuing education credits for teachers.
Build your ePortfolio
Students will create journals about their work, including artifacts from coursework, to showcase their new competencies.
1:1 attention you deserve
Our professors promise you a personalized learning experience that keeps you connected, engaged and moving forward.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
Change education for the better
Discover ways to influence school policies and procedures and make an impact on learner development. Your coursework will help you understand how to lead the charge for better education. View all courses.
Discuss aspects of educational research including study purpose, research design, methods of analysis and formal scholarly writing. Focus on decision-making and policy formation in educational and related settings. Examine qualitative and quantitative research paradigms as you evaluate and interpret measures deriving from both methodological approaches. Demonstrate proficiency in writing and knowledge of educational research methods.
Provides students with the tools to plan, design and implement curricula in educational settings. Approaches to, and models of, curriculum and program design will be explored, with a specific emphasis on developing curricula for adult learners. The internal and external influences on curriculum and program development will be evaluated.
Presents both formal and informal measures for assessing learners' progress. Course involves analyzing various approaches to interpreting individual and group performance. Uses of formative and summative assessments are examined in relation to maintaining a positive learning environment based on research and best practices. A variety of learning assessment strategies will be examined such as the development of rubrics, journal evaluation techniques, standardized testing, universal design strategies, technology-based assessments and portfolios.
Focus on the design, development and implementation of e-learning. Topics include learning platforms for educational and corporate environments, online learning communities, content design for online delivery and preparation of learners for online learning. Discover how to use e-learning as a teaching tool in a traditional classroom or training environment.
Develop the skills that will enable you to evaluate and use a Learning Management System (LMS) in a business or academic environment. Topics include synchronous and asynchronous e-learning methods; capabilities, benefits and constraints of LMS; organizational needs; and methods of communication available in the system. Learn to analyze an organization's needs, use a specific LMS, enroll users, load course materials, conduct an asynchronous class, input assessment items, enter grades and produce reports.
Prerequisite: To be taken last or next to last; a grade of 'B' or higher is required.
Apply the rationale for and methods of developing a professional portfolio. Create a portfolio that includes a comprehensive collection of work and artifacts to demonstrate analysis, synthesis and evaluation of theoretical and practical knowledge gained in prior program courses. Demonstrate competency of your specific concentration area as well as of program outcomes. A supervising faculty member will evaluate your capstone project. A grade of B or higher is required.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
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