Learning Matters.

Whether you're serving as a teacher or as an administrator, you have the opportunity to grow professionally and lead as an influencer in your school. With our practical curriculum taught by faculty who know where you're at, you will deepen your knowledge and understanding through diving into one of two specialized concentrations: curriculum and instruction or educational leadership.

  • Overview

    • School: Adult & Graduate Studies
    • Division: Education
    • Degree Type: Master of Arts
    • Format: Online
    • Location: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo
  • Convenient Format

    As a nonprofit, Christ-centered university, we strive to provide an accessible education that fits your needs.

    Take courses in a way that's easy for you with classes offered in a 100% online format.

    • Program Length: 24 months
    • Start Date: Coming soon!

    You may qualify to enroll at an alternate time. Call 800.947.2382 to speak with an enrollment counselor.


    With a Master of Arts in Education, you have the opportunity to specialize your development as an educator. Each of the following concentrations requires four to five courses that are seven weeks in length.

  • Outcomes

    Grow in your experience as an educator and be better positioned in moving toward where you want to be through gaining skills in leadership and instruction.

    Learn to integrate theory and best practices from subject areas such as:

    • Current issues in the field of education.
    • Educational technology tools.
    • Curriculum development.
    • Research implementation in the classroom.

    Admission Requirements

    • Application ($25 fee)
    • Official college and/or military transcripts*
    • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Copy of your teacher's certification document
    • One year minimum of successful classroom teaching experience
    • International Students: TOEFL or IELTS score

    *Tip: Send us a transcript release for each college you've attended, and we'll request your transcripts!

  • Cost Breakdown

    A college degree is an investment. Expenses include tuition, a course reservation fee, educational resources and an application fee.

    • Tuition: $550 per credit
    • Educational Resources: $85 per course
    • Application and Reservation Fee: $55
    • Cost Per Three Credit Course: $1,735
    • Total Estimated Cost: $20,325

    For more information on the total program cost, review our tuition and fees.

    Reading Diagnostic Tools and Remediation Course

    One course within our Master of Arts in Education program is EDU-566: Reading Diagnostic Tools and Remediation. This course will prepare you in areas such as:

    • Interest inventories.
    • Visual and auditory discrimination tools.
    • Language expression and processing screening.
    • Writing assessment tools.

    To see when this course is available, refer to our drop-in course schedule.