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MAED Concentrations

Concentrations - Online Master's in Education Degree Program

MAEd – Literacy Specialist

The Literacy Specialist P-12 Program is a 30-hour program that provides you with content, skills and leadership in both reading and writing at all grade levels. As a candidate in this program, you’ll receive experiences in coaching teachers and leading professional learning communities in the design and development of reading and writing lesson plans, differentiated instruction and interventions. You’ll also receive a Literacy Specialist P-12 Endorsement which offers the opportunity to become not only a literacy teacher but also a resource teacher, coach, mentor or consultant in the areas of reading and writing. Courses include Reading in the Content Areas, Diagnosis of Reading Problems, Writing Instruction in the Content Areas, Literacy Leadership and Teacher Leader in the Professional Learning Community.

MAEd – School Counseling

Learn to reach students on a personal level and help them through potentially stressful life events. This school counselor degree program covers a variety of subjects, including Counseling Individuals with Diverse Needs, Group Counseling in Public Schools, Counseling Aspects of Grief and Loss, Personality and Psychological Assessment, and Legal and Ethical Issues in School Counseling. If you’re looking for school counselor programs or hope to become a school guidance counselor, we can help.

MAEd – Principal

The P-12 Principal concentration is a 30-hour program that covers the core concepts, skills and abilities you will need in order to be effective in educational administration. As you pursue this master’s degree in educational leadership, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the educational system overall and what you can do as an individual to foster better outcomes for students at every level and any age. School admin courses for your education administration degree include School and Community Relations, The Principal’s Role in Curriculum Leadership, Human Resource Leadership, School Law and more. In total, the concepts and information you’ll gain through the Principal concentration for your school administration degree program will help you achieve your career goals and help students achieve superior results.

MAEd – Teacher Leader

This teacher leader program is designed to help you master your teaching skills and continue your lifelong pursuit of professional achievement, responsible service and leadership in teaching. As a student enrolled in this concentration program, you will take courses, such as School Program Improvement, Team Leadership, Theories of Teaching and Learning, Leadership for Educational Professions, Best Practices for Coaching and Mentoring Teachers, and more.

To learn more about the degree requirements for the Online Master's in Education concentrations, click here.

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