Masters of Arts in Education (M.A.E) Online Education

Masters of Arts Education Specialization in Online Education

Program Description

Within the Masters of Arts in Education at UNAD Florida, there are two fields of specialization: Online Education and Higher Education.

Program Objective

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 Masters 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.

Plan of Study (39 credits)

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 Masters's Project 3 All Prior Courses
EDU5421 International Conference 6
EDU5400 Masters’s Elective I 3
EDU5401 Masters’s Elective II 3
Masters'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.