Master of Arts In Education

Master of Arts In Education

Program Description

Master of Arts in Education The purpose of the Masters of Arts in Education is to instill in students the desire and capacity to raise educational standards, using an approach that values independent thinking and lifelong learning.

This Master Program Offers two specializations:Online Education and Higher Education

Online Education

The specialization in online education is designed for individuals interested in the use of technology in learning. The program investigates the benefits and advantages of online learning over traditional, classroom-based training, as well as the challenges involved in online learning. The program is appropriate for professionals in a wide range of positions and disciplines with an interest in providing leadership in the field of distance education.

Higher Education

The specialization in higher education is designed for individuals interested in high- quality education and training beyond high school. The curriculum presents action- oriented analyses of pressing policy issues regarding opportunity and achievement in higher education, including two and four years, public and private, for profit and nonprofit institutions.

Plan of Study (39 credits)

Program Courses: 39 Credit Hours
Course Code Course Credits Pre-Req
EDU5103 Educational Research 3
EDU5103 Educational Research 3
EDU5105 Psychology of Learning 3
EDU5204 American Higher Education Structure and Administration 3
EDU5205 Instructional Design for Higher Education 3
EDU5206 Higher Education Teaching and Learning 3
EDU5309 Globalization and Higher Education 3
EDU5310 Perspectives in Higher Education 3
EDU5411 Masters's Project 3
EDU5422 International Conference 6
Other Requiriments
EDU5400 Master’s Elective I 3
EDU5401 Master’s Elective II 3

Master's Project (3 Credits): Development of an original Masters's thesis supervised and judged by an appropriate faculty committee.

Electives (6 credits): Any two courses from another graduate program at UNAD Florida other than their specialization in Online Education.
Program Courses: 39 Credit Hours
Course Code Course Credits Pre-Req
EDU5100 Online Educational Research 3
EDU5101 Online Instructional Technology 3
EDU5102 Application of Distance Education 3
EDU5201 Online Learning Environment 3
EDU5202 Pedagogical Perspectives of Online Education 3
EDU5203 Virtual Education, Trends and Development 3
EDU5207 Online Learning Design, Evaluation and Technology 3
EDU5308 Instructional Development and Delivery 3
EDU5410 Master's Project 3 All Prior Courses
EDU5421 International Conference 6
EDU5400 Master’s Elective I 3
EDU5401 Master’s Elective II 3
Master's Project (3 Credits): Development of an original Masters's thesis supervised and judged by an appropriate faculty committee.
Electives (6 credits): Anytwo courses from another graduate program at UNAD Florida other than their specialization in Online Education.