Master of Education - General Education
Northcentral University's Master of Education with a specialization in General Education program is designed for individuals looking to enhance their understanding of instructional and educational leadership theories and practices. Learn more about this general M.Ed. program here.
Official Program Name:
Master of Education with a specialization in General Education
School Offering Program:
Individuals interested in this program may be practicing school administrators or educators. Applicants to Northcentral University's online graduate programs should already possess a bachelor's degree.
Participants in the Master of Education with a specialization in General Education program will be able to examine inclusive teaching strategies and student assessment methods. In addition, courses are intended to cover topics specific to educational leadership, including goal setting and budgeting. Students have the opportunity to explore laws affecting and safeguarding students and educators. This Northcentral University program is also designed to develop participants' research skills and analytical abilities as well as provide them with the knowledge to utilize the American Psychological Association formatting style. This program is not designed to lead to educational licensure. Students who are interested in obtaining industry credentials should research educational requirements for licensing prior to beginning this program.
Total Credits Required:
Financial Aid Available:
Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loan or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.
Required Courses for a Master of Education with a Specialization in General Education:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Northcentral University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
Recommended General Education Specialization Courses (21 credits)
- ED5004/ED5004-8: Education Law
- ED5008/ED5008-8: Teaching Diverse Students
- ED5012/ED5012-8: Leadership in Education Organizations
- ED5013/ED5013-8: School Finance
- ED5014/ED5014-8: School Organization
- ED5023/ED5023-8: Multicultural Relationships in Educational Organizations
- ED5029/ED5029-8: Measurement and Assessment in Organization
Foundational Education Courses (9 credits)
- EDU5000 / EDU5000-8: Foundations for Graduate Study in Education
- ED6001 / ED6001-8: Educational Research
- ED6002 / ED6002-8: Education Research Capstone
Furthering Your Education:
Upon completion of the Master of Education with a specialization in General Education program, graduates may decide they'd like to continue their training. This could lead them to pursue an advanced degree, which could strengthen their theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
Potential doctoral degrees could include:
- Ph.D. in Education
- Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
- Doctor of Education in Higher Education Administration
After finishing this Northcentral University program, graduates may have the opportunity to undertake additional responsibilities related to their current profession. Positions may also be found at local or national levels. Employment could be sought with K-12 schools, colleges, instructional research organizations, educational publishing agencies, or business organizations.
Depending on credentials and experience, graduates could choose to pursue positions as:
- Educational administrators
- College education instructors
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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