Online Master of Science in Education

Become a Leader in Education

Lifelong Learning for a Lifetime of Success

Shifting social and economic demographics have increased the demand for teachers capable of delivering high-quality instruction. Now, you can acquire the skills needed to help meet the critical need for well-trained educators with the online MS in Education (MSE) program from Drake University.

Drake designed the 100% online master’s in education program to provide working teachers with a flexible, convenient path to a specialized degree that fosters career advancement. You’ll receive personalized instruction and mentoring from dedicated faculty who are education leaders. With their guidance, you can master techniques that enhance your effectiveness as an educator and help you become a master teacher.

With Drake’s online master’s in education program, you can develop leadership skills while learning new strategies for engaging students. You can also gain additional expertise through an area of specialization or by completing the courses required for an endorsement.

Drake University’s online degree programs prepare students for meaningful lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. You’ll engage in a collaborative learning experience, connecting with expert faculty and other ambitious students while seeking a credential distinguished by Drake’s tradition of excellence.

100% Online Courses

Convenient 6-Week Terms

Finish in 2 to 3 Years

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Get a Degree That Matters

Drake’s online Master of Science in Education degree includes 32 credit hours and focuses on innovative teaching methods, preparing you to become a leader in your education community. You’ll learn from the same distinguished faculty who teach on Drake’s campus, gaining valuable instructional strategies for putting young learners on track for academic success.

The online Master of Science in Education curriculum emphasizes contemporary methods and pedagogy through courses that include:

Examine current instructional models relating to literacy while learning strategies for when to apply these models in your classroom.

Explore best practices in student assessments, empowering yourself to fit them into your instructional framework in ways that support student growth.

Learn about the Cultural Proficiency Framework while reflecting on your social identity and experiences that shaped your perception of education.

Increase your knowledge of issues related to serving special populations of gifted learners, including students living in rural areas and English language learners (ELL).

Experience Drake’s Excellence and Value in a Flexible Format

Discover the excellence found on Drake University’s campus, offered in a convenient format that lets you study wherever you choose. With Drake University’s online degree programs, you’ll take classes on a flexible schedule, completing your program at a pace you can control. Plus, learn from the same faculty as our on-campus students, getting mentorship and guidance that makes a difference for a lifetime.

Take Your Teaching Career to the Next Level

Drake University has an exceptional record of preparing effective educators in a world-class learning environment. In fact, employers think so highly of our School of Education graduates that we have achieved a 98% placement rate for the last several years. After earning your MS in Education degree, you will have the qualifications for advancing into numerous instructional leadership roles.

5 Advanced Opportunities for Drake Graduates

  1. Teacher Leader
  2. Master Teacher
  3. Literacy Coach
  4. Reading Specialist
  5. Curriculum Developer

Endorsements Available to Online MSE Students

Reading Specialist

English as a Second Language

Talented and Gifted

Fuel Your Personal and Professional Growth

Founded in 1881, Drake University has provided exceptional learning experiences for more than 130 years. Recognized as one of the Midwest’s finest institutions of higher learning, Drake offers online degree programs known for prestige, flexibility, and value.

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