Master of Education
Master of Education (M.Ed.) (University of Minnesota, Duluth)
Delivery: Online/Blended *Iron Range cohort offered when demand exists.
Academic Advisor: Kim Riordan, Masters of Education Program Coordinator
A professional development degree for educational scholars, which includes teachers and professionals with leadership or training roles in health sciences, social services, community education, and business or industry. Professional development is achieved through critical reflection, theoretical investigation, and application of theory and research to practice in communities. The curriculum is based on the roles that educational scholars play as teachers, leaders, and change agents in formal, non-formal, and community-based settings. Learners will develop skills in:
- Critical reflection
- Investigation and application of educational theory to practice
- Evaluation, execution and effective communication of educational research
- Cultural competence
- Participation in communities of learners as professionals
- Leadership of educational reform
Core courses are delivered primarily online with one face–to–face weekend session during the first month of each semester. The required core courses are delivered over two years for professionals who wish to earn the graduate degree while maintaining full–time employment. Students are admitted to an identified cohort and register in two years of core curriculum with the same cohort. Attendance at the face-to-face meetings each semester is required…for more information about this and other UMD education programs, click here.