Academics at the

Masters 8 Programs

Master of Education

Explore current educational practices, curriculum theory and development, and equity in education. Get a firm foundation in curriculum and instruction; content areas such as arts, science, mathematics, technology; and ELL, math, and literacy.
Design an advanced degree based on your professional and personal goals. With this on-campus version of our Individually Designed program, you can pursue a specialization or choose a variety of courses from across the university, and take a combination of face-to-face and online courses.
Design an advanced degree based on your professional and personal goals. Create your own study plan, and either pursue a specialization or choose a variety of courses from across the university.
On Campus
Off Campus
On Campus
Off Campus
Create arts-infused curriculum to strengthen student learning. Gain a foundation in the newest research on arts-informed teaching approaches. And prepare to use the arts to engage students with diverse learning styles and needs.
Online
Online
Deepen your understanding of literacy, and learn innovative ways to incorporate reading and writing to help all students communicate effectively. Coursework includes topics like content literacy, literature, assessment, struggling learners, and more.
Online
Online
Combine in-depth study of grades 1-8 mathematics content with classroom strategies to help you develop effective teaching methods. Topics include statistics, geometry, algebra, calculus, assessment, meeting diverse student needs, and more.
Online
Online
This interactive program allows those responsible for elementary or middle school science to expand their knowledge of content, assessment, and classroom strategies. Take courses in STEM, earth and space science, mechanics, chemistry, and more.
Design a master’s program in special education tailored to your unique professional goals. Centered on a chosen concentration area, this non-licensure program is for those who already have or do not need a special education license.

PhDs 1 Program

PhD

Low Residency
Low Residency
In this low-residency PhD program, you'll develop a deep understanding of social, psychological, and biological conditions that affect the development of humans over the lifespan, and prepare you to better serve individuals of all ages in a variety of academic, social, and governmental contexts.

Certificates 8 Programs

Graduate Certificate Programs

Get advanced training in infusing the curriculum with the arts. Explore music, drama, poetry, visual arts, and more to create strategies for teaching and learning, and address Common Core standards.
Prepare to support and advocate for children with ASD. Explore research and issues, challenges of the criminal justice system, transition to adulthood, and how to focus on individual strengths. Learn to be an ally for people with disabilities.
Develop skills in K-8 reading, writing, word study/phonics, and more. Learn responsive and differentiated teaching approaches to create a supportive learning environment. Take courses that include guided reading, texts, and reading and writing workshops.
Expand skills in K-8 content literacy, teaching writing, literature, linguistics, and applying learning across diverse populations. Learn to use technology to support writers, and take an elective in either TESOL or culturally responsive teaching.
Online
Online
Learn to deliver complex mathematics content, and gain strategies to engage your students as they develop math skills. Study number theory, algebra, geometry, data analysis, calculus, and more, and choose an elective that further boosts your skills.
Online
Online
This hands-on program focuses on how to deliver grades 1-8 science content for effective learning. Coursework includes physical science and STEM, along with electives in relevant areas such as mechanics, life science, robotics, engineering, and more.
For licensed teachers, this certificate will expand your skills in teaching English language learners. Learn practical strategies, theory, linguistic development, and culturally responsive teaching. Program aligns with national standards.
Off Campus
Off Campus
Learn to support students with autism so they can reach their full potential. This certificate prepares you to teach in settings from PreK through transition to adulthood. Study aspects of autism from diagnosis to curriculum planning and advocacy.