Master of Education in Teaching and Learning
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.
- Offered completely online
- Finish in two years
- Thirty-two credits
- Regionally-accredited degree
- Start at your convenience
- 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 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 the program 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.
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.
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 Master of Education degree online in a flexible format that meets the demands of your life and schedule. See our FULL CATALOG.
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
The program is comprised of a total of 32 credits.
You can find tuition and fee listings here: Schedule of Fees. Payment for each session is due one week before class begins.
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.
The Financial Aid Office can help you figure out what is available for you. For assistance, call 1-800-622-2947, and ask for extension 2318.
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.
We have new courses beginning every 8 weeks, even during summer. You may start anytime. Check out the dates for online courses.
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.
All classes are offered at least once a year; so if you miss one the first time around, it will be back shortly.
Plan to spend between 15-20 hours a week on each course.
Watch these Orientation Videos.
You may email the MEd coordinator, Janean Barnes.
2016 - 2017 Course Sequence
|Spring A 2017||EDUC 520||Student Learning and Motivation||Jackson|
|EDUC 555||Technology for Teaching and Learning||Brokke/Davis|
|EDUC 535||Instructional Improvement through Assessment||Lincoln|
|Spring B 2017||EDUC 510||History and Philosophy of Education||Jackson|
|EDUC 515||Research Design in Education||Licht|
|EDUC 540||Biblical Perspectives in Human Relations and Counseling||Meyer & Draper|
|Summer 2017||EDUC 600||Action Research – 16 Week Course||Various|
|Summer A 2017||EDUC 545||Exceptionality in Student Learning||Riley|
|EDUC 550||Leadership and Change in Education||Hansel|
|EDUC 530||Curriculum Theory & Practice||Draper|
|Summer B 2017||EDUC 535||Instructional Improvement through Assessment||Lincoln or Draper|
|EDUC 560||Perspectives on Character Education||Sturgill|
|EDUC 520||Student Learning and Motivation||Jackson|