Master of Education in Teaching and Learning

Our Master of Education (MEd) program helps professionals translate the science of learning into practical methods of instruction. The foundational vision of the MEd is to equip educators with graduate-level tools and the theory needed to promote excellence, 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.

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Competitive Pricing

Our pricing makes the program feasible and affordable. The Teaching & Leading Scholarship is available for those employed in full-time Christian vocational ministry who wish to pursue the MEd or MOL. The scholarship covers 60 percent of the cost of tuition, reducing tuition costs to $184.00 per credit hour. Read more about the scholarship.

Your degree. On your schedule.

You can complete our 32-credit program in 12 months or take one class a session and finish in 2 years. The flexible format meets the demands of your life and schedule. See our Graduate Catalog 2017-18.

CORE COURSES
  • MBU 500 - Graduate Success in Online Learning
  • 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 Improvement through Assessment
  • EDUC 545 - Exceptionality in Student Learning
  • EDUC 600 - Action Research

Concentrations

You can choose a concentration or mix and match electives to meet your own professional development goals.

General Track
  • EDUC 540 - Biblical Perspectives in Human Relations and Counseling
  • EDUC 550 - Leadership and Change in Education
  • EDUC 555 - Technology for Teaching and Learning
  • EDUC 560 - Perspectives on Character Education
English

Choose 4 Courses

  • HUEN 410 American Romanticism
  • HUEN 520 C.S. Lewis
  • HUEN 530 Literary Theory & Criticism
  • HUEN 540 Advanced Grammar & Composition
  • HUEN 550 Emily Dickinson & Robert Frost
  • HUEN 560 British & American Short Fiction
History

Courses will begin Summer, 2018. Check back for more information.

Leadership Concentration

Choose 4 Courses

  • MOL 505 - Theological & Historical Foundations of Organizational Leadership
  • MOL 510 - Theories & Models of Leadership
  • MOL 515 - Organizational Leadership Behavior
  • MOL 520 - Organizational Communication
  • MOL 530 - Strategic Leadership & Organizational Change
  • MOL 550 - Budgetary & Financial Management
  • EDUC 550 - Leadership & Change in Education
Mathematics Concentration

Courses will begin Summer, 2018. Check back for more information.

Special Education

All courses have a prerequisite of EDUC 236 or EDUC 545 or equivalent undergraduate course.

Choose 4 Courses

  • EDSP 510 - Inclusive Classroom Strategies for Exceptional Students
  • EDUC 525 - Classroom Management & Positive Behavior Practices
  • EDSP 530 - Reading Diagnosis & Assessment
  • EDSP 540 - Educational Diagnosis & Assessment
  • EDSP 550 - Collaboration, Communication, & Transition
  • EDSP 560 - Methods in Cross-Categorical Education
  • EDSP 590 - Practicum for Cross-Categorical Education

Regionally Accredited

Maranatha Baptist University and the graduate programs are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) under the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).

Graduate Assistant

Maranatha offers a Graduate Assistant program for a limited number of graduate students. The Graduate Assistant Program has been designed to provide compensation to enable a graduate student to complete a master’s degree. You can find more details HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

Expert Faculty

2017 - 2018 Course Sequences

Core CoursesSpring A 2018Spring B 2018Sum A 2018Sum B 2018Fall A 2018 Fall B 2018
Jan 16-
March 10
March 13-
May 5
May 8-
June 30
July 3-
Aug 25
EDUC 510 History & Philosophy of Education FULLXX
EDUC 515 Research Design in Education XX
EDUC 520 Student Learning & Motivation FULLX
EDUC 530 Curriculum Theory & Practice XXX
EDUC 535 Instructional Improvement Through Assessment FULLX
EDUC 545 Exceptionality in Student Learning XX
EDUC 600 Action Research As needed As neededAs neededAs neededAs neededAs needed
General Track CoursesSpring A 2018Spring B 2018Sum A 2018Sum B 2018Fall A 2018 Fall B 2018
Jan 16-
March 10
March 13-
May 5
May 8-
June 30
July 3-
Aug 25
EDUC 540 Biblical Counseling & Human Relations XX
EDUC 550 Leadership & Change in Education XX
EDUC 555 Technology in Education FULLX
EDUC 560 Perspectives in Character Education XX
English CoursesSpring A 2018Spring B 2018Sum A 2018Sum B 2018Fall A 2018 Fall B 2018
Jan 16-
March 10
March 13-
May 5
May 8-
June 30
July 3-
Aug 25
HUEN 510 American RomanticismX
HUEN 520 C. S. LewisX
HUEN 530 Literary Theory & Criticism
HUEN 540 Advanced Grammar & Composition
HUEN 550 Emily Dickinson & Robert Frost
HUEN 560 British & American Short Fiction
Leadership CoursesSpring A 2018Spring B 2018Sum A 2018Sum B 2018Fall A 2018 Fall B 2018
Jan 16-
March 10
March 13-
May 5
May 8-
June 30
July 3-
Aug 25
MOL 505 Theological & Historical Foundations of Org. LeadershipXX
MOL 510 Theories & Models of LeadershipXX
MOL 515 Organizational Behavior
MOL 520 Organizational CommunicationXXX
MOL 530 Strategic Leadership & CommunicationX
MOL 540 Strategic Human Resource ManagementX
MOL 550 Budgetary & Financial ManagementX
Special Education CoursesSpring A 2018Spring B 2018Sum A 2018Sum B 2018Fall A 2018 Fall B 2018
Jan 16-
March 10
March 13-
May 5
May 8-
June 30
July 3-
Aug 25
EDSP 510 Inclusive Classroom StrategiesX
EDUC 525 Classroom Management & Positive Behavior InterventionX
EDSP 530 Reading Diagnosis & AssessmentX
EDSP 540 Educational Diagnosis & AssessmentX
EDSP 550 Collaboration, Communication & TransitionX
EDSP 560 Methods in Cross Categorical Education
EDSP 590 Practicum for Cross Categorial EducationAs NeededAs NeededAs NeededAs NeededAs NeededAs Needed

History & Math Courses will be added soon.

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