Earn your master’s degree in 21 months

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The MA-EDIN is a fully online program conducted over five semesters (21 months). You can choose from three concentrations: Higher Education, Educational Technology, or Leadership. It features a variety of formats to optimize learning opportunities:

  • A blend of asynchronous coursework and live online sessions
  • 10 courses for a total of 30 credit hours
  • Faculty-guided apprenticeship research project

Students take five Core Courses, totaling 15 credit hours. They will then choose the remaining five courses from one of the program's three focus areas.

As a graduate of this program, you should be able to:

  • Support students’ success in education and beyond
  • Offer advising, counseling, and mentoring in academic settings
  • Understand how interdisciplinary and social justice are affecting 21st-century education as it relates to teaching, learning, and student success
  • Articulate and apply current theories of learning and best practices for working in educational settings
  • Develop plans for program management by using data-derived insights
  • Create a toolkit for identifying and intervening in students’ mental health challenges
  • Demonstrate increased awareness of global and cultural competence
  • Identify and develop potential leadership skills for the workplace

Course Topics

  • 21st-Century Education: Services and Applications
  • Leading Strategically in Higher Education
  • Discerning the Past and Leading the Future of Higher Education
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Advocacy, Support and Strategies for Students with Learning Disabilities
  • 21st Century Education: Theory & Practice
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Apprenticeship in 21st Century Education

*St. Edward’s University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees.


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