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Designed for education professionals, Walden's MSEd program provides practical skills, flexibility, and personalized support to enhance your career success, helping you improve student outcomes and impact your community.
Our online MSEd program options allow you to:
Next Start Date: May 6, 2019
Limited-Time Offer: Receive a $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on May 6, 2019.
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In this specialization, you will learn how to apply evidence-based instructional and assessment practices to support student literacy and learning across content areas.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
In this specialization, you can explore strategies to help you become more effective in delivering reading and mathematics instruction that is aligned with Common Core State Standards.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
This specialization prepares you to help students (Grades PreK–6) develop the 21st-century literacy skills required for college and career readiness by achieving the English Language Arts goals outlined in the Common Core State Standards, National Board Standards, and other state standards.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
Based on the standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Integrating Technology in the Classroom is a leading-edge specialization that allows teachers to model various technologies that engage and motivate all learners.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
Walden’s MS in Education with a Special Education specialization synthesizes the most current research in the arenas of neuroscience, assessment, and scientifically based interventions so that you can determine best practices for student learning.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
This specialization is ideal for the classroom teacher who is passionate about making a difference in education. Discover how you can build upon your existing expertise with dynamic skills that can help address such key challenges as parent involvement and student achievement.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
Customize your degree program to your personal and professional goals, choose courses across multiple content areas, and expand your knowledge and teaching skills to better meet the diverse needs of your school and students.This specialization is also offered in an accelerated model.
Walden’s accelerated model is a fully online, instructor-led format providing the same focus on enhancing teacher effectiveness as our non-accelerated online program. Earn your degree in as little as 12 months with tuition starting at $10,500 when you choose the accelerated MSEd option.*
Specializations available in the accelerated model include:
Walden’s MSEd program is designed for educators, by educators. In this program, you will be prepared to:
Learn the latest methods of counseling to provide guidance and support to diverse PreK–12 student populations.
Courses include in-person residencies and field experiences.
Explore Our Program
An MS in Education degree will allow you to further your experience as a specialized teacher, or in positions such as:†
A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by callingWalden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. , to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.
The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness. Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from April 24, 2012, to June 30, 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation and administers NCATE accreditation. Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.
"Thanks to my Walden education, I am an effective administrator who enjoys facilitating professional development."
Note on Teacher Licensure or Certification
The only MS in Education program specialization offered by Walden University that is state-approved as leading to any educational license or certification is the Educational Leadership and Administration (Principal Licensure Preparation) specialization, which has been approved in Ohio for leading to Building Level Principal Licensure (grades preK–6, grades 4–9, and grades 5–12). No other MS in Education specialization will lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement. For more information, please refer to www.WaldenU.edu/educlicensure.
Prospective Alabama students: State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P-12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate. Applicants who complete an educator preparation program at a non-Alabama institution must apply for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach. Current requirements may be found at www.alsde.edu.
*Source: www.WaldenU.edu/survey_methodology; % calculated on total number of respondents to our 2015 survey.
†Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from April 24, 2012, to June 30, 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation and administers NCATE accreditation. Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in Fall 2018.