Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Master of Arts in Education

As an educator, your influence can inspire your students and school to reach their full potential. Our master’s in education program prepares you to live out your vocational calling as an administrator or teacher as you grow in charitable leadership.

Program Learning Outcomes

Deepen your experience to serve your school as an informed, character-driven educator in your realm of influence. The Master of Arts in Education program centers around advancing your knowledge, skills and experience in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge; applied knowledge and collaborative learning; intellectual skills; civic and global learning; and biblical worldview integration.

01

Proficiency in Terminology, Theories, Concepts, Practices and Skills

Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the terminology, theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to the field of education.

  • Identify major theories and terminology relevant to the study of K-12 education.
  • Articulate approaches to curriculum development, assessment of learning and instructional theory.
  • Demonstrate effective use of technology in K-12 education.
  • Analyze current issues related to K-12 education.
  • Exhibit knowledge of educational leadership within the K-12 setting.
02

Competency in Applying Knowledge to Address Real-Life Problems

Exhibit competency in applying your knowledge to address real-life problems through both individual and group effort.

  • Demonstrate professional skills appropriate to the degree program.
  • Provide evidence of the ability to collaborate with others in achieving shared objectives.
  • Exhibit communication skills, both in written and oral forms, appropriate for their professional field.
  • Apply research to addressing issues in professional educational practice.
03

Integration of Traditional and Non-Traditional Cognitive Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Intercultural Competence

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues. This will include issues related to multicultural education, understanding diversity and developing cultural awareness in teaching and learning.

05

Articulation of a Christ-Centered Worldview

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues. In particular, you will demonstrate understanding of the integration of Christian worldview and education.

PGS has prepared me by giving me tools that I can use in my classroom or share with my teaching peers.

Nina Mathew (M.A. ’19)

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.