Centered on a biblical worldview, the online MS in Education program is designed for Christian educators who want to be more effective in the classroom, with courses offered in curriculum design, teaching models, current trends, and theoretical and philosophical foundations of education. Courses focusing on special education, diverse learners, and non-native English speakers help teachers reach the many, varied student populations in their classrooms. An Instructional Design Project provides a practical capstone to the program.
This 39-credit program is designed to be completed in two years if two courses are taken each semester. Online courses range in length from 7 weeks to 14 weeks.
To enter the program, the candidate will:
To complete the program, the candidate will:
|Semester||39 TOTAL CREDITS:
21 Core Credits + 12 Elective Credits + 6 Bible/theology Credits
EDU 703 Teaching Models and Instructional Strategies
EDU 712 Curriculum Theory, Design and Assessment
EDU 717 Theoretical & Philosophical Foundations
EDU 713 Educational Research
BIB 621 Biblical Integration for Educators
The courses listed reflect a suggested sequence of classes to complete the program in two years. Should the student have advanced standing for Bible/theology or wish to take classes at a slower pace, certain courses are offered multiple times a year, while other courses may be offered fall or spring only. Please consult with your academic advisor or check the course roster on the Registrar’s office page.
*For students with no educational background in Special Education, we recommend SPE 661 Foundations of Special Education. For students who have an equivalent undergraduate course, we recommend SPE 761 Inclusionary Practices. There are also other SPE electives that can be used to fulfill this requirement.