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Master of Arts in Education
Effective Teacher

Designed to work around the busy lives of current teaching professionals, the online master’s in arts in education: effective teacher provides education professionals the platform to enhance their teaching effectiveness, develop their leadership skills and maximize student engagement. A graduate-level education degree from Waldorf will improve your command of the classroom, gain credibility within your profession and prepare you for career advancement. This degree is perfect for students interested in pursuing careers as community education specialists, lead teachers and curriculum specialists.

Curriculum Description

Pairing a diverse mix of educational and organizational leadership, the online master’s in arts: effective teacher education gives students a step up on their educational peers. Blending an informative class mix from personal leadership development to digital strategies for 21st century learning, this graduate degree will increase your effectiveness as a teacher and prepare you for a successful career in educational leadership.

Requirements
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Requirements 36
ORG 5000 Personal Leadership Development 3
ORG 5100 Leadership Theory and Practice 3
ORG 6700 Diversity and Inclusion in the Organizational Culture 3
EDU 5100 Personal Leadership Skills and Team Building 3
EDU 5101 Culture of Continuous Improvement in Education 3
EDU 5102 Student-Centered Differentiated Instruction 3
EDU 5400 Instructional Strategies 3
EDU 5500 Becoming a Reflective Practitioner 3
EDU 5700 Digital Strategies for 21st Century Learning 3
EDU 6000 Assessment, Learning and Action Research 3
EDU 6100 Classroom Management for Effective Learning 3
EDU 6900 Ethical Leadership 3
Grand Total:   36

Master's Degree Requirements

  • Completion of 36-credit hour curriculum
  • Minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Grade of B or higher in all required courses and professional electives.

A bachelor’s degree in education and current occupation as a teacher is strongly recommended as a prerequisite. A state-issued educator certification is not included in this degree program and prospective students are recommended to contact the certifying states regarding the specific requirements in the respective state. Please contact our admissions department if you have any questions concerning the program.

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