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Online Master of Education

Want to be a principal? We have a plan for that. Want to focus on improving student achievement on struggling campuses? We have a plan for that too. And with our 100% online Master of Education, we can help get you there in just 12 months. Plus, you'll get the same one-on-one attention and expert instruction in online classes taught by our engaging professors. Now that's Smaller. Smarter.

Start as soon as possible

With 6 sessions per year, you can start your degree as soon as possible. You don't have to wait months to start class—you can start in a matter of weeks.

YEAR 2024

Start Date March 18, 2024 May 20, 2024 July 1, 2024 Aug. 19, 2024
Priority Date* Feb. 18, 2024 April 20, 2024 June 1, 2024 July 19, 2024
Start Date Priority Date*
March 18, 2024 Feb. 18, 2024
May 20, 2024 April 20, 2024
July 1, 2024 June 1, 2024
Aug. 19, 2024 July 19, 2024

Dates are subject to change.

*You can still apply for financial aid after the priority date.

 
What will I learn?

First, you'll build your teaching skills and learn how to critically evaluate education practice. But you'll also work in a specific concentration that focuses on what you want to learn and prepares you for the next step in your career. Choose a concentration in either Administration or Curriculum & Instruction:

Administration
Take classes for your principal certification and learn from experienced professors who are former principals, administrators and superintendents. You'll graduate from Texas Wesleyan prepared to complete the Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) and ready to take on a new leadership role in education. 

Curriculum & Instruction
We'll teach you how to become a teaching leader on a struggling campus by providing strategies to improve student achievement, parental involvement and social and emotional development of students. With special program components that focus on leadership and ESL, you'll learn the culturally-responsive teaching methods needed for your classroom.

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When are classes?

The Online Master of Education program consists of accelerated courses and offers six sessions per year, meaning you can finish in just one year. You'll watch class lectures and finish assignments on your own time through Canvas, our Learning Management System (LMS), and complete your M.Ed. 100% online.

What are the admission requirements?

All applicants must have evidence that they possess the intellectual, professional and social qualities necessary for successful completion of the program. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with one of the following:
    • 3.0 Cumulative GPA
    • 3.0 GPA in last 60 hours
    • 3.0 Masters GPA
    • 290 GRE Score
  • 1-2 years of teaching experience recommended but not required
  • Note: If your bachelor's degree is in a field other than education, you may have to take up to 9 hours of undergraduate education courses or be alternatively certified by the State of Texas. 

Administration concentration only:

  • Confirmation of support from current administration
    • In order to receive the principal certification, students must complete a 160-hour internship under the supervision of their campus administration. We ask the students to provide us with the name and email address of their administrator who will be supervising them, and we will request the acknowledgment of support.

If you do not meet the initial requirements:

  • In order to be considered for conditional admission, you'll be asked to write a statement to the admissions committee detailing why you do not meet the current requirements and what steps you plan to take to be a successful student in the M.Ed. program
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Admission Deadline

Submit your application by the priority date and your application will get first consideration for the upcoming session.

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