Master of Arts in Education

Master of Arts in Education Overview

The Master of Arts in Education degree is designed for current teachers wanting to earn a Master's degree. Specially formatted to meet the time constraints of educators, five majors are available:

These programs are designed for teachers who wish to continue their professional development by earning an advanced degree:

  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.
  • Tuition for the coursework and research component is $350.00 per credit hour.
  • Locations: Special Education is offered in Greenville, IL; Godfrey, IL; and Centralia, IL during the summer for the LBS 1 portion of the degree. Other classes and sessions are offered online. 
    • Reading is offered in Greenville, IL and Godfrey, IL.
  • Course format designed especially for professional educators.
  • One night a week format is available for the Reading emphasis. Start dates are to be determined. Contact the Admissions Coordinator for Education Programs for more information.
  • Tuition credit available for supervision of student teachers and field experience students.
  • Transfer up to 6 credit hours of comparable undergraduate or graduate course work - dependent upon the program requirements.

Student loans are available by filing out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). A graduate student is eligible for up to $20,500 in student loans.

Contact the Financial Aid Office at 618-664-7112 for more information.

Questions? Contact the Admissions Coordinator for Education Programs at 800.345.4440.

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