Degree type(s): Master's
Degree field(s): Education
Location(s): Online; Blended
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

M.Ed. - Master of Education Degree Programs Overview

Founded by Benedictine sisters, the University of Mary – an accredited, Catholic university – has offered education degree programs from the beginning.

Well known and well respected for educating teachers, the University of Mary is proud to offer a new generation of educators several flexible online master’s degree options to help prepare them as lead teachers, curriculum specialists, special education strategists, and administrators.

Thanks to the University of Mary’s online and blended M.Ed. degree programs, teachers all over the country earn their master’s degrees while they continue to work in their current jobs.

Now accepting applications for the School Leadership Institute, an innovative program designed to prepare teachers to become effective school leaders through inquiry based learning and action research.


Multiple Education Degree Options

No matter where you currently are in your education career, you’ll likely find an advanced degree program or credential courses that will help you meet your goals.

Choose the best education master's degree program for you:

Individuals with a Bachelor's Degree who are hoping to enter the field of teaching may apply to one of the following programs to seek teacher licensure:

  1. MEd - Special Education Strategist
  2. MEd - Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

M.Ed. - Master of Education Degree Program Highlights

  1. Flexible Online or Blended Delivery

    At Mary, you can earn your degree at your preferred pace. Our advisors will help you to develop a plan of study which meets the needs of your busy schedule. Graduate students may apply for a fall, spring, or summer start.

  2. Affordable

    The Master of Education is an excellent investment, often resulting in an increase in earning after completion of just 15 credits.  Classroom teachers with a Master’s Degree earn up to 15% more per year than those with a Bachelor’s Degree, and when the Master’s results in a move into an administrative role, the salary increase is even more substantial. 

  3. Quality

    Our world-class faculty are servant leaders with many years of experience in teaching and administrative roles in schools like yours.  Online classes are delivered through state of the art technology, and students also have the option of blended courses offered on our main campus in the summer months. The University of Mary works in partnership with school districts throughout the state and region to advance the education of teachers and administrators.