Our Master of Education program helps professionals translate the science of learning into practical methods of instruction. Designed to equip educators with graduate-level tools and the theory needed to promote excellence in the classroom and beyond, our program emphasizes teaching to the heart and building Christian character.
Join us online! Learn new ideas and innovations from fellow scholars and experienced co-laborers, and enjoy access to leaders in the field of education. Reignite your enthusiasm for learning and teaching, and prepare yourself and your students for future opportunities.
- EDUC 510 - History and Philosophy of Education
- EDUC 515 - Research Design in Education
- EDUC 520 - Student Learning and Motivation
- EDUC 530 - Curriculum Theory and Practice
- EDUC 535 - Instructional ImprovementAssessment
- EDUC 540 - Biblical Perspectives in Human Relations and Counseling
- EDUC 545 - Exceptionality in Student Learning
- EDUC 550 - Leadership and Change in Education
- EDUC 555 - Technology for Teaching and Learning
- EDUC 560 - Perspectives on Character Education
- EDUC 600 - Action Research
Our pricing makes Maranatha’s accredited Christian Masters of Education feasible and affordable. A new scholarship—the Teaching & Leading Scholarship—is available for those employed in full-time vocational ministry who wish to pursue the MEd or MOL. The scholarship covers 60 percent of the cost of tuition, reducing tuition costs to $180.00 per credit hour. Read more about the scholarship.
The Master of Education in Teaching and Learning is approved by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the largest regional accreditation association in the United States.
Maranatha Baptist University itself is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) under the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP), an accreditation pathway based upon the principles of continuous quality improvement. The Master of Education in Teaching and Learning was crafted to include classes commonly required for teacher licensure in many states.
Our Master of Education program provides manageable options that are available to you wherever you live and work. As an online graduate student, you have access to exemplary leaders in the field of education and the opportunity to network with educators from around the world. The online environment provides for universal participation and mutual exchange while allowing flexibility for life schedules, employment obligations, and ministry commitments. Students work their way through the online program one course at a time with no residential requirements. The full course of study is designed to be completed in two years, but includes the flexibility of taking breaks and finishing within five years.
Maranatha Baptist University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (Website: www.hlcommission.org. Phone: 312-263-0456).
Residents of Maryland are not eligible for this program.Apply Today
Your degree. On your schedule.
Complete our 32-credit program in 12 months, or take one class a session and finish in 2 years. Earn our Baptist Master of Education degree online in a flexible format that meets the demands of your life and schedule.
- Offered completely online
- Finish in two years
- Thirty-two credits
- Regionally-accredited degree
- Start at your convenience
The foundational vision of the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning degree is to prepare discerning educational professionals who are able to understand and utilize research and knowledge in the field of education to improve their effectiveness by optimizing the learning environment for all students.
ODL: Instructional Designer
William B. Licht
Frequently Asked Question
How many courses are in the program?
There are 11 required courses in the MEd program. Ten courses are content, and the capstone course is Action Research.
How many credits are in the program?
The program is comprised of a total of 32 credits.
How much does the program cost?
You can find tuition and fee listings here: Schedule of Fees. Payment for each session is due one week before class begins.
Are there any scholarships available?
Yes! You can apply for the Teaching & Leading Scholarship, available to those in full-time Christian ministry – including homeschooling parents. If approved, the total for tuition in the program would be only $5,760.
What financial aid is available?
The Financial Aid Office can help you figure out what is available for you. For assistance, please contact them here: Financial Aid, or call 1-800-622-2947, and ask for extension 2318.
What is a guest student?
A guest student is one who has been approved to take up to 6 credits without fully enrolling in the program. This option may be right for you if you want to take one course to be re-certified or if you want to try out the program.
When can I start?
We have new courses beginning every 8 weeks, even during summer. You may start anytime. Check out the dates for online courses.
What if I started a program somewhere else?
Send us your transcripts along with your application. We allow up to 6 credits to be transferred if they match the course descriptions for our courses.
How often are courses offered?
All classes are offered at least once a year; so if you miss one the first time around, it will be back shortly.
How much work is there in each course?
Plan to spend between 15-20 hours a week on each course.
How do I use the student website?
Watch these Orientation Videos
Who can I ask if I have a question that isn’t on this page?
You may email the MEd coordinator, Janean Barnes (email@example.com) or the MEd advisor, Amanda Myers (firstname.lastname@example.org).